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One of the participants, Joe Bennett (17), who is Chair of Leeds Youth Council, said, “It is crucial that we meet with the city councillors in order to express the priorities of the young people in Leeds, there was no better way of doing this than one on one with the councillors.
The experience was valuable in learning what the council’s aims were for the coming year and we hope to hear more from them soon”.
It was clear that there was a lot of passion for making things better in the room and both young people and councillors did our city proud.
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Afterwards, councillors were then given feedback as to their approachability, listening skills and their ability to answer in the short time allotted.
The event was unanimously hailed as an overwhelming success by both young people and councillors, as all participants gave positive feedback to each other about the questions and answers given..