On 18 March the PSA held a panel discussion on Brexit, young people and politics as part of our ongoing event series with the British Library. The event was chaired by Dr Andy Mycock of the University of Huddersfield with contributions and lively debate from a diverse range of contributors around the implications of Brexit for young people and how young people can be more effectively involved in the political process.


The participants included:      

  • Alexandra Bulat, Communications Officer, PSA Early Career Network, and Young Europeans Chair, the3million
  • Jake Cooper, Councillor for Belle Vale, Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Esther Follis, The Wallace High School, Lisburn, Northern Ireland, and Member of the Winning Team, PSA Student Video Competition 2018 ('Brexit: What Does it Mean to You?')
  • Kira Lewis, Trustee, British Youth Council
  • Shakira Martin, President, National Union of Students
  • Jack Norquoy, Member, Scottish Youth Parliament
  • Lara Spirit, Co-President, Our Future, Our Choice
  • Dr James Weinberg, Co-convenor, PSA Young People's Politics Specialist Group and University of Sheffield


Please see below for a selection of videos and photos from the evening.

Full Event Recording
60 Seconds to Brexit: Esther Follis
60 Seconds to Brexit: Jake Cooper
60 Seconds to Brexit: Alexandra Bulat

Event Photos

Photos by Giulia L.