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Derbyshire Youth Council

The youth council is made up of 37 young people between the ages of 11 and 18.


Cabinet Member for Young People Councillor Alex Dale with the new youth council members in the council chamber at MatlockEach youth councillor is elected from across the county to have their say about things affecting young people, make their views known to top-level-decision-makers and influence big decisions.

Ninety young people stood as candidates in the last election in 2018 and more than 22,000 young people took part in the Big Vote to elect the new Derbyshire Youth Council which has representatives from schools, colleges, academies, special schools and looked after young people.

Find more information about the Derbyshire Youth Council and your local youth councillor.

The next election will take place in March 2020.