The date of the general election is fast approaching –Thursday 7th May!
This offers a really excited opportunity for everyone to get engaged in politics, and make a difference.
Register to vote:
The deadline to register is: Monday 20 April
You need to make sure you are registered before then to make sure you can vote on the day.
How to register?
Online: https://www.gov.uk/register-to-vote It take 3 minutes!
If you would like some support, you can attend one of the session being held within the Talent Match London partnership on Tuesday 14th April.
At Collage Arts (Floor 2) Chocolate Factory 2, Coburg Road, Wood Green, N22 6UJ, 11.00 – 4.00
At London Youth, Pitfield Street from 5.30-8.30. As well as registering to vote,. you will also have the opportunity to ask any questions you might have about how to vote, and who to decide to to vote for.
At Community Links:
Why should you vote?
Check out Collage Arts great video “What are you going to do about it?”
Collage have also created a satirical video of how politics can appear to young people, “Politics huh?”
By voting you make sure you can have a say, and help ensure young people’s needs and opinions are represented!
You can find out more about who your current MP is by looking at They Work For You and entering your postcode.
If your not sure of who to vote for, you can always use online tools to find out more. For instance, Vote for Policies
Great events already held: