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GENERAL ELECTION: YOUNG PEOPLE MUST BE HEARD

The British Youth Council is calling on parties and politicians across the country to talk to young people not about them.

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Read more +15 June 2017 By Rhammel Afflick in News, Press

British Youth Council welcome new youth minister

The British Youth Council are excited to welcome the new minister responsible for youth policy, Tracey Crouch MP. Crouch is taking over the Office for Civil Society following the departure of Rob Wilson who has been in charge of the brief since 2014. The British Youth Council have worked under various Government departments since 2011

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21 June 2017 By Anna Rose Barker in Blogs

No room for young people in the Queen’s Speech

Today we heard the Government’s legislative plan via the Queen’s Speech. There was some good news, some expected news, and a huge missed opportunity. The British Youth Council campaigned on six key issues in the run up to the General Election. These are the issues that young people have told us are important to them

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Liam Preston

Former Chair of the British Youth Council
“The British Youth Council radically changed my career and life path. I had no idea what I wanted to do. But by volunteering with the charity, and seeing how it shapes young people's lives I now know I want to have my own career doing something similar”.
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