Who we are

Lambeth Youth Council is made up of young people who want to make a difference.

What we do

We are both a democratic function of the local authority and a youth development programme.

Join us

If you are between 11 and 19 years old and live, work, study or attend a youth provision in Lambeth.


An Afternoon With Chuka Umunna

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On Friday we had the huge pleasure of meeting Chuka Umunna in Streatham, talking about Votes at 16, a Curriculum For Life, and (of course) the Careers Fair! (You may have seen us on his Twitter page…)   Our discussion ranged from PSHE in schools to the EU, and from Tuition Fees to why he

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The New Year for the LYC

It’s 2017!. It’s times for friends, family, and to look back on the past year, to create resolutions, a better self. After breaking up in December the LYC has had a chance to do the same. To wake up on January first, jump out of bed, stare in the mirror and say “Goodbye 2016, bring

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US Students talk Trump and Brexit with Lambeth Youth Council

This week, Lambeth Youth Council (LYC) has been meeting with New York students from St Lawrence University.

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Lambeth Youth Forums


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Krystelle debates in the Commons

276 elected members of UK Youth Parliament (aged 11-18) debated the top issues affecting young people across the country last Friday, live in the House of Commons Chamber.

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Make Your Mark results

A few weeks ago, the UK Youth Parliament Make Your Mark results for Lambeth came in. The top three (in order) were:

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Youth Mayor’s October update

Lambeth Youth Council has been busy over the last months. July was an especially busy month for the Council.

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Lambeth Youth Council is operated by Young Lambeth Coop on behalf of the London Borough of Lambeth