Newcastle Youth Council is elected to represent young people who live, learn, work and play in Newcastle upon Tyne.  We currently have 22 active Youth Councillors who were elected in January 2017.


To find out more about them or to ask them a question click on their name on the home page or click on news to hear about what they have been doing.


If you are interested in becoming a Youth Councillor, click on become a candidate and you will be kept updated about the elections in 2019.


The Youth Council will produce reports to highlight their progress and achievements and that their work is on target and meet with both the Newcastle City Councils priorities and the Newcastle Youth Council Priorities which young people voted for in the 2017 elections.   




British Youth Council

Who are the British Youth Council?

We empower young people aged 25 and under to influence and inform the decisions that affect their lives. We support young people to get involved in their communities and democracy locally, nationally and internationally, making a difference as volunteers, campaigners, decision-makers and leaders  http://www.byc.org.uk/ 

Current Campaigns

Mental Health


Votes at 16


Save our Youth Services