Camden Youth MP Election candidates 2020 - Camden Rise

Get involved - have your say, make a difference
Get involved - have your say, make a difference

Camden Youth MPs and Deputy Youth MPs

Zarin Bakhshzaad, aged 17, has been elected as Camden’s new Youth MP in a boroughwide election, held in schools and youth centres in April 2024.

Niesha Akyeampong, 14, and Harvey O'Brien, 13, have been elected as the borough’s new Deputy Youth MPs. The three young people will serve a two-year term of office. Find out more here.

Our Youth MPs and Deputy Youth MPs are the voice for Camden young people, putting forward their interests in local decision-making, as well as representing the views and interests of local young people at regional and national level. They will:

  • lead Camden Youth Council 
  • attend regional and national events 
  • meet senior Council officers, councillors and other local decision-makers 
  • visit schools and youth clubs 
  • oversee the progress of the issues outlined by young people at the annual Camden Shout Out 
  • represent the views of local young people at a range of council and community meetings.

To find out more or get involved in Camden Youth Council (CYC), you can email camdenyouthcouncil@gmail.com, follow CYC on Instagram @camdenyouthcouncil_ or watch a short film about our Youth Council and Youth MPs.

Harvey O'Brien - Camden Deputy Youth MP, 2024 to 2026

Zarin Bakhshzaad - Camden Youth MP, 2024 to 2026

Niesha Akyeampong - Camden Deputy Youth MP, 2024 to 2026