Candidates for MK Youth Cabinet and UK Youth

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Candidates for MK Youth
Cabinet and UK Youth
Parliament 2015/17
Have your say in the UK Youth
Parliament nominations!
Amber Saunders
Why should you be elected to represent Milton
Keynes’ young people nationally?
As a Deputy Member of Youth Parliament for the past year, I feel ready
to take more responsibly. I collected 1026 of the 7106 votes made by
young people in MK in Make Your Mark– I’m determined that we have a
voice. I’m confident I can make a change with this year’s campaign.
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Parliament nominations!
Jacob Wilkins
Why should you be elected to represent Milton
Keynes’ young people nationally?
I care passionately about the welfare of young people in MK. I will
be able to effectively put across and defend people’s views,
crucially, making sure they have influence. I already exercise my
communication skills on a student council.
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Parliament nominations!
Mahi Joshi
Why should you be elected to represent Milton
Keynes’ young people nationally?
As young people, we never feel listened to. If elected, I will change
just that. Through social media, schools etc. I will listen to the voices
of young people and using my experience as a Youth Cabinet
member; I will work towards their needs, not my wishes and be their
voice.
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Parliament nominations!
Meg Wamithi
Why should you be elected to represent Milton
Keynes’ young people nationally?
I feel that young people will be able to relate to me and what I believe
in. We need more young people standing up and getting involved in
politics and think I can improve this.
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Parliament nominations!
Paris Weavers
Why should you be elected to represent Milton
Keynes’ young people nationally?
I think I should be chosen to represent MK on a national level
because I feel that I could contribute to discussions well and listen
effectively to the voices of young people from all over the country
and then bring those ideas back on a local level and improve MK.
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Cabinet nominations!
Alexia Watson-Yarngo
Why do you want to become part of the Youth
Cabinet?
I want to represent young people in MK. It's a growing city and young
people need good education, support for those with social and mental
health needs and a chance to influence issues in MK and the UK.
What skills and experience do you have that would
make you an effective Youth Cabinet member?
I'm a good team player and communicator. I used to be shy but I'm
more confident now and can help others and my community. I've been
a play leader, Rotary Club member (Interact) and I want to be a child
psychologist when I grow up.
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Cabinet nominations!
Alice Piggott
Why do you want to become part of the Youth
Cabinet?
I want to ensure that every young person has the opportunity to
excel through increased awareness of local youth services,
clubs and facilities. To encourage young people to take a lead in
making decision’s in their area, campaigning for issues that
concern young people.
What skills and experience do you have that
would make you an effective Youth Cabinet
member?
I have been a member of the YCAB for the past 2yrs. Over that
period of time I have learnt many skills: Problem solving,
decision-making, communication, teamwork, how to run a
successful campaign. Which are effective skills to have as a
YCAB Member.
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Cabinet nominations!
Alye Mohamed
Why do you want to become part of the Youth
Cabinet?
I want my voice to be heard and want it to lead young minds into
the right direction, also want, to lead youthful people, with
intelligent. Minds to be inspired by the right mind.
What skills and experience do you have that
would make you an effective Youth Cabinet
member?
I was part of school council, managed events in my old school,
can handle stress when having limited time.
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Amber Saunders
Why do you want to become part of the Youth
Cabinet?
I have been in YCAB for 3 years and am committed, driven and I
have seen my confidence grow over my YCAB journey. I have met
many decision makers and chaired meetings which have helped
me make a change. It’s an enjoyable and amazing journey to be a
part of.
What skills and experience do you have that
would make you an effective Youth Cabinet
member
I’ve taken part in 3 YCAB campaigns, sat on the Healthwatch
Management Board, been to several British Youth Council
Conventions, been to the past 4 Big Youth Debates and did my
work experience in Parliament. My political knowledge has grown
along with my organisation, leadership and listening skills.
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Anita Kyei
Why do you want to become part of the Youth
Cabinet?
I want to be part of the Youth Cabinet because having a voice to
speak for myself and others is something important to me.
Speaking is the only way I can express myself powerfully. I want to
help improve the life style of youths in United Kingdom.
What skills and experience do you have that would
make you an effective Youth Cabinet member?
A confident speaker who knows how to persuade and convince
people, I have spoken to many assemblies in my school to stop
bullying. Also I am a fully trained peer mentor who advises people
and give them the maximum support they need.
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Caitlin Hobbs
Why do you want to become part of the Youth
Cabinet?
The reason why I want to join Youth Cabinet because I am great
talking to people.
What skills and experience do you have that
would make you an effective Youth Cabinet
member?
In my old school I was school council and my skills are listening
well and doing all the objectives and putting others first.
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Ethan Jaiswal
Why do you want to become part of the Youth
Cabinet?
I think that the youth of Milton Keynes deserves a voice in the
matters affecting them, but the lack of communication between
youth and adults prevent them from speaking up. Furthermore, I
feel that a curriculum that is relevant to our future is needed.
What skills and experience do you have that
would make you an effective Youth Cabinet
member?
I have strong IT skills which I believe will make a great asset to
the Youth Cabinet: I believe that technology is the way forward
and is a valuable set of skills to have. I also work well with
people: something that is necessary when working with youth.
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Cabinet nominations!
Hasiba Attia
Why do you want to become part of the Youth
Cabinet?
I want to be part of the Youth Cabinet because I would like to try
something new and make Milton Keynes a better and safer place
for people to live.
What skills and experience do you have that
would make you an effective Youth Cabinet
member?
I have the experience to work with people with different needs
and I can also have the confidence to speak loud and say my
ideas.
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Cabinet nominations!
Henry Saunders
Why do you want to become part of the Youth
Cabinet?
I was a member last year and enjoyed the experience thoroughly, I
believe this group membership will look good on my CV and I
enjoy sharing and listening to other young people's views. I will be
able to take your views forward and make things happen.
What skills and experience do you have that
would make you an effective Youth Cabinet
member?
As I have said I was a member last year and really hope to
continue my role as a representative of young people. I believe my
experiences will enable me to further aid young people's causes. I
have been to many committees and have many connections.
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Cabinet nominations!
Jacob Wilkins
Why do you want to become part of the Youth
Cabinet?
I will be able to give young people a voice and represent their
views. I want to be a driving force in developing matters that the
Youth Cabinet campaign for and influence the people in society
who can improve young people's lives.
What skills and experience do you have that
would make you an effective Youth Cabinet
member?
I am both a politics student and a member of a student councilgiving me extra knowledge and first-hand experience. This
means that I have developed my ability to listen effectively,
articulate information and debate with passion.
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Cabinet nominations!
JY Sharif
Why do you want to become part of the Youth
Cabinet?
I want to play my part in my community and contribute. I want to
be involved in decisions that are going to be made and be able to
voice the view of people like me, so I can help make life better for
people my age and the whole community.
What skills and experience do you have that
would make you an effective Youth Cabinet
member?
I am confident so I can be the voice for people who don't have a
voice. I have performed before so I am not afraid to speak and
present in front of large audiences. In addition, I enjoy debating
and taking primary roles in groups.
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Kelsey- Anne Aldridge
Why do you want to become part of the Youth
Cabinet?
Because I reckon I would be good at giving ideas. I think I would
be good at something like this. I have always wanted to do
something like this but no-one has ever given me a chance.
What skills and experience do you have that
would make you an effective Youth Cabinet
member?
I have good quality skills and I do well in lessons.
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Cabinet nominations!
Loan Eklund
Why do you want to become part of the Youth
Cabinet?
I want to contribute to my community and am passionate about
improving the lives of local young people. I feel it is important that
the views of my generation are heard and taken into account by
those who make the decisions which affect us.
What skills and experience do you have that
would make you an effective Youth Cabinet
member?
I'm organised, a good listener and sensitive to the others’ needs.
Experiences have built my confidence and I'm comfortable talking
to people of any age. I'm interested in current affairs. I teach
younger students maths; I also coach tennis at weekends.
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Mahi Joshi
Why do you want to become part of the Youth
Cabinet?
It is our right, as young people, to have convenient buses, helpful
work experience and to feel safe. As a youth cabinet member, it
will be my responsibility to ensure that young people have these
rights, allowing them to achieve their best socially, academically
and be effective citizens of MK.
What skills and experience do you have that
would make you an effective Youth Cabinet
member?
I have been in the Youth cabinet since 2013. I have worked
towards improving the relationship between young people and the
police, worked with members of MK Council and so on. In 2013, I
only had the determination but now I have the experience to make
a significant difference.
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Cabinet nominations!
Meg Wamithi
Why do you want to become part of the Youth
Cabinet?
I hope that one day I can stand as the first Black Prime Minister
(second female). I think being part of the Youth Cabinet will be a
brilliant way to start that. I think more than ever in society we need
more teens getting involved with politics.
What skills and experience do you have that would
make you an effective Youth Cabinet member?
I've been a student council rep for my year group in both primary
and secondary school. I have gained organisational skills, become
a confident speaker, a good leader and even more passionate for
politics. I have also been captain of football teams.
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Nakia Sumani
Why do you want to become part of the Youth
Cabinet?
To make sure young people of MK have a say and to be heard a
voice. To bring new ideas to MK and to be that voice.
What skills and experience do you have that would
make you an effective Youth Cabinet member?
I was elected school council 3 times and head of Green House plus
I’m a good debater these will be effective because you need be
able to debate argue. You need to know what your doing is for
everyone how it effects them.
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Nyree Petriu
Why do you want to become part of the Youth
Cabinet?
Because I would like to meet more people and be able to talk to
important people such as the police. I would also like to change a
few things in Milton Keynes.
What skills and experience do you have that
would make you an effective Youth Cabinet
member?
Well I can change people’s minds by persuading them and can
help people with ambition and support them when they are down.
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Paris Weavers
Why do you want to become part of the Youth
Cabinet?
I have already taken part in the Youth Cabinet over the past year
and have really enjoyed it. I feel I have made a good effort into
helping the Youth Cabinet here. I know I have gained a lot of
experience over the time and would like to keep on doing it for
the next 7 years.
What skills and experience do you have that
would make you an effective Youth Cabinet
member?
Like I have mentioned, I have gained a lot of experience over the
past year in Youth Cabinet that I will keep to hopefully use in the
next 2 years. In terms of skills, I know I can be confident in formal
situations and listen and respect others’ views I may not agree
with.
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Cabinet nominations!
Rachel Grimer-James
Why do you want to become part of the Youth
Cabinet?
I'd like to be in YCAB because I attended the big debate; it was an
amazing experience and I'd love to take part in similar activities. I
think it’s important we have our say in OUR community to enable
us to work together to make MK perfect for us.
What skills and experience do you have that
would make you an effective Youth Cabinet
member?
I'm already in my school council and I'm interested in having a
really positive impact to MK. I feel I would be a great addition to
Youth Cabinet because I enjoy talking and debating in groups and
I’m open to other's ideas. I will always listen to you.
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Cabinet nominations!
Rosie Smith
Why do you want to become part of the Youth
Cabinet?
I want to have a voice as a teenager living in Milton Keynes and
the Youth Cabinet is the perfect opportunity to speak on behalf of
many people like myself. I believe that I would thoroughly enjoy
the experience and I am passionate about helping the
community.
What skills and experience do you have that
would make you an effective Youth Cabinet
member?
I am confident when speaking in front of people and I enjoy
listening to other people’s ideas. I have been a patrol leader in
my local guides unit and have participated in the Bronze Duke of
Edinburgh Award – these experiences have helped me strongly
develop my team working skills.
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Cabinet nominations!
Shivali Raichura
Why do you want to become part of the Youth
Cabinet?
I want to inspire; I want to be able to benefit the future of me and
my peers, and the next generation of young children. Joining
YCAB would give me this opportunity, and I can be a part of
something that will really make a difference in our lives.
What skills and experience do you have that
would make you an effective Youth Cabinet
member?
I am part of my school student council, and so YCAB will be the
next step forward. I think that I work well with others, understand
people on different levels and have the confidence and
determination to really make a difference.
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Cabinet nominations!
Tabitha Lula Myra
Why do you want to become part of the Youth
Cabinet
I would like to be part of the Youth Cabinet because i have great
ideas and i really want the best future for Milton Keynes and it
would be a very good experience to take part.
What skills and experience do you have that
would make you an effective Youth Cabinet
member?
The skills i have are good at communicating with others,
collaboration, ability to be respectful to others opinion.

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