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Blessed Trinity pupil Ambarin represents Burnley and Pendle in the Youth Parliament – and she wants more young voices to be heard.

Ambarin was elected to the role and is helped by fellow Blessed Trinity pupil Eve, a member of Burnley Youth Council.

The pair have been out posting leaflets as well as giving them out in school so pupils can vote on the issues close to their heart.

Then Ambarin will raise the subject they vote for most, for debate in the Houses of Parliament.

“We have posted out 6,000 leaflets asking people to vote on which issue we should debate in the Youth Parliament, from the environment, to the voting age and more," said Ambarin.

“They can then vote on what is important to them at county level such as knife crime and homelessness, and then there is space for any local issue which they feel needs exploring.

“I do like helping people and making a difference and I want to be a lawyer when I am older.”

Ambarin is keen to encourage more teenagers to sign up to the Burnley Youth Council and will also be helping to make sure more of her school friends get their voices heard as the Student Council is currently being elected at Blessed Trinity.