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Search is on for next Interim Children’s Parliament PM

Harry Acheampong, the current Interim Children’s Parliament Prime Minister

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The current Interim Children’s Parliament Prime Minister is on the lookout for his successor in primary schools across the United Kingdom, as he moves into secondary school and leaves the post.

Eleven-year-old Harry Acheampong is running an election campaign – The Next Interim UK Children’s Parliament Prime Minister – to try to find his replacement. Young people between the ages of seven and 11 can apply by submitting a 60-second video of themselves, showcasing their hopes and vision for a brighter future.

The Children’s Parliament, to which the next Interim Children’s Parliament Prime Minister will be elected, was the brainchild of the late Conservative MP for Southend West Sir David Amess. It is supported by Wakelet and Microsoft 365 – platforms used in education. 

Acheampong has had many achievements in his time in the role. He has addressed the United Nations on World Water Day, and collaborated with the Football for Peace Mesut Ozil Centre, the Football Association, and the University of Bradford. He has spoken in both the House of Lords and Institute of Directors on artificial intelligence, metaverse development, financial literacy and sustainable initiatives, and advocated for clean water solutions in Kenya and Ghana.  

On 13 December, Acheampong will host a special football match between primary school age children of parliamentarians and fellow child MPs who form part of the Children’s Parliament, in collaboration with Football for Peace and non-affiliated peer Baroness Uddin, supported by Wakelet and Microsoft 365. This event will mark the handing over of power to the new Interim Children’s Parliament Prime Minister. 

Those applying to be the next Interim Children’s Parliament Prime Minister should submit their recordings to

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