Young Broadland ambassadors talk politics with Norwich North MP Chloe Smith at Houses of Parliament

Members of the Broadland and Norwich Youth Advisory Boards outside the Houses of Parliament where th

Members of the Broadland and Norwich Youth Advisory Boards outside the Houses of Parliament where they met Norwich North MP Chloe Smith. Picture: SENT IN BY BROADLAND DISTRICT COUNCIL - Credit: SENT IN BY BROADLAND DISTRICT COUNCIL

Budding politicians learned about the importance of democracy during a trip to the Houses of Parliament.

Members of the Broadland and Norwich Youth Advisory Boards outside the Houses of Parliament where th

Members of the Broadland and Norwich Youth Advisory Boards outside the Houses of Parliament where they met Norwich North MP Chloe Smith. Picture: SENT IN BY BROADLAND DISTRICT COUNCIL - Credit: SENT IN BY BROADLAND DISTRICT COUNCIL

Young commissioners from the Broadland and Norwich Youth Advisory Boards (YABs) spoke with Chloe Smith, Conservative Norwich North MP, at the London landmark.

The young people, who act as youth advisors in their districts, were also given a tour of the historic building which included a visit to the Commons Chamber and the Lords Chamber and a viewing of the Royal Gallery.

YAB young commissioners give advice and guidance about the needs of young people in their area to professionals and decide how their budget should be spent through grants and projects.

Hannah Boswell, 16, a Broadland YAB young commissioner said: 'The trip has given me insight into how smaller community boards like the Broadland YAB can work on a wider scale. It has been very interesting and inspirational.'


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