National Policy Forum Youth Representatives
The National Policy Forum (NPF) is the body that overseas the Labour Party's policy development and is made up of all key stakeholder groups in the party.
Every region has a Youth Representative on the NPF and meetings are held every few months. They are your voice on the NPF, so it's crucial that you let them know what issues matter to you!
If you want to get in touch with your NPF Representative then please click here.
Georgia is the National Policy Forum Youth Representative for the North.
She was elected from amongst the eleven NPF Youth Representatives as the Vice Chair Policy of Young Labour. This role means she takes a lead on Young Labour policy development, as well as representing the interests of Young Labour and young members within the policy making processes of our party.
Originally from Sunderland, she now lives and works in Yorkshire. She previously attended Newcastle College where she set up the Labour Club and first became involved in Young Labour. She is also one of the Trade Union Representatives on the committee
Bex is the NPF Youth Representative for the East Midlands and is a member of the Education and Skills Policy Commission which has been looking at policy submissions relating to child care and early years provision, education (early years, primary, secondary, further and higher education), adult skills and schools. They have heard from education professionals and MPs at our meetings.
Bex is also the East Midlands representative on the Young Labour National Committee and the Vice Chair (Campaigns) of Young Labour. She currently studying Government and History at university and am on the Labour Students National Committee. She a member of the Co-operative Party, Progress and the Fabian Society.
Jack is the National Policy Forum Youth Representative for Yorkshire and the Humber.
Jack was born and currently lives in Hull. His role is to engage members from across the region in the Party’s policy-making process.
Jack believes that a strong youth movement must not merely value how our members can contribute to election campaigns, but also how they can help build our policy platform. He is working to encourage policy debate across the Party; and is eager to visit your local group or CLP.
Becky is the NPF Youth Representative for the North West. Since being elected last year she has worked hard to make sure that the voices of young people across the North West are heard on a national level.
Becky has been particularly focused on Education and Skills and Prosperity and work, issues which are really important to young people.She is a former Chair of Lancaster Labour Club.
Becky is happy to visit your Young Labour Group to hear directly the ideas that young members want put foward at NPF meetings.
Richard is the National Policy Forum Representative for the West Midlands.
He has been a member of the party since the age of 16. In the years that have passed Richard held various positions before his election to the NPF. He has campaigned in many key seats across the West Midlands helping to get the Labour message across.
Richard regularly engages with other young people in policy discussions and is currently working with others to set-up more Young Labour groups across his region. Richard is a proud Brummie who loves nothing than seeing his beloved Aston Villa of a Saturday afternoon (when it doesn't
clash with campaigning).
Helen is the National Policy Forum Reprsentative for young members in Scotland. She is currently the Chair of Scottish Young Labour and a Young Labour representative on the Scottish Executive Committee.
Originally from St Albans, she moved to Glasgow to study French at University. She spent a year in France where she was a member of the Parti Socialiste, but she is now an active member of Glasgow North CLP and their Women's Officer. She will work closely with the Youth Representatives of the Scottish Policy Forum for devolved policy, and she is always keen to hear from members about their ideas.
Sam is the National Policy Forum Youth Reprsentative for the East of England.
He currently lives near Bedford, where he works full-time in the marketing department of a blue-chip company. Before this he attended Liverpool John Moores University where he graduated with a degree in History and Politics.
Sam is a member of North East Bedfordshire CLP, as well as the Cooperative Party. He is passionate about representing the voices of young members and adding a youth dimension to the party’s policy-making process and frequently travels across the East of England to listen, encourage and take part in policy debates with other young members.
Rhian is the National Policy Forum Youth Representative for Wales.
She is 20 years old and, originally from South Wales, is currently studying History at University of Bristol.
She believes that Wales needs a strong voice in this particular climate, especially with the cuts hitting Wales so hard. She is determined to stand up and say what young people in Wales want from the Labour Party.
Daniel Chapman is the National Policy Forum Youth Representative for the South East.
Daniel has been on the NPF since September 2010 and currently serves on the Health Policy Commission.
Daniel has been a member of the party for almost 8 years now, since he was 16. He has been involved in many election campaigns, and has also stood in local elections in Brighton.
He is passionate about moving our party forward and developing strong, decisive policies for the future.
Shani is the the National Policy Forum Youth Representative for London.
She is really keen to bring submissions forward which address some of the current issues faced by young people, with the hope that these can help to produce real and positive changes.
A core part of achieving this is getting as much input from other young people as possible.
Gus is the National Policy Forum Youth Representative for the South West.
Gus is a Labour Party activist originally from South East London and now living in Bristol. He is the co-founder of the cross party campaign Intern Aware (www.internaware.org) and the current President of the University of Bristol Students' Union