Students take Tynwald roles

Junior Tynwald in session in Tynwald Chambers

Junior Tynwald in session in Tynwald Chambers

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Students from the island’s high schools took on the role of politicians on Monday for the annual Junior Tynwald sitting.

Year 12 pupils from Ballakermeen, St Ninian’s, Ramsey Grammar, Castle Rushen and Queen Elizabeth II schools all got stuck into some controversial subjects.

Junior Tynwald session in Tynwald Chambers, Douglas
Junior Tynwald session in Tynwald Chambers, Douglas

Organised by the Isle of Man branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) in association with the Department of Education and Children, the court brings together 16 and 17-year-olds from the island’s five state secondary schools who serve as elected politicians for the sitting.

 

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