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Let’s Talk Events

** The Let's Talk programme is currently suspended. Please check back here for updates or get in touch with any questions**

Increasing engagement between Members and young people

The Education Service has been hosting “Let’s Talk” MLA panel events since 2013 and last year more than 400 students aged 16 -18 took part.

The aims of the events are:

  • to increase engagement between Members and young people; and
  • to provide an opportunity for young people to get involved in the democratic process.

The chair will put the questions to the panel of political representatives and audience members will be able to contribute throughout the debate using audience response technology.

This is an excellent opportunity for young people, who will be first time voters in the next Assembly elections, to ask questions which they feel are relevant to them. We hope that Post 16 students of all subject areas will find this event useful.


10:00 - 10:30 - Arrive/Tea/Coffee

10:30 - 12:00 - Panel debate with MLAs

12:00 - 13:00 - Lunch (provided)

13:00 - Depart


Please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions.


02890 521833