A Morpeth teenager was among those successfully elected to Northumberland’s Youth Cabinet.
Over 5,400 students across the county voted to appoint new members of this body and Northumberland Youth Parliament representatives.
The quintet joining the youth cabinet in February are Kelsey Thompson from King Edward VI School, Morpeth, Tia Saunderson from St Benet Biscop RC Academy, Bedlington, Matthew Johnson from Haydon Bridge High School and Lauren Scott and Robert Elliot from Ashington High School.
Clark Kent Chavez from St Benet Biscop RC Academy and Jamie Macaulay from Duchess’s Community High School, Alnwick, were the Youth Parliament election winners.
As well as highlighting local issues important to young people, members of the Youth Parliament attend a national debate in the House of Commons.