Participation Terms Explained
There are many terms used at forum meetings, please see below some explanations about what they mean
Community Ward: one part of a community that people live in. There is usually at least one councillor supporting each ward.
Federation: All of the young people councils and forums work together on a big project that they have a similar interest in
Scrutiny: Inspect or check how good a service or a person’s piece of work is, make sure they are achieving the targets set.
Young People’s Council: An elected group of young people to be the voice of children, teenagers and young adults