Young councillors meet the mayor

Young councillors meet the mayor

Young councillors meet the mayor

First published in News

PROSPECTIVE members of Crewe’s Youth Town Council met mayor Margaret Martin.

The young representatives will operate a youth council alongside the new Crewe Town Council when it comes into being in 2013.

Clr Michelle Sherratt, who is mentoring the youngsters, said: "It was a brilliant day, which was supported by the brilliant Cheshire East Youth Workers and the Labour Party.

“The prospective youth councillors very much enjoyed meeting Madame Mayor, who gave them a guided tour of the Municipal Buildings.”

The young councillors are due to receive further training sessions on policy making, debating skills and working as a group.

Clr Sherratt added: “It is a very important venture bringing democracy to a generation which is very politically neglected.

“I'm very committed to developing our youth councillors, both politically and community-wise.”

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