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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 +16 November 2017 By Rhammel Afflick in News

British Youth Council joins The Goodwill Partnership

The British Youth Council is delighted to announce that we have joined The Goodwill Partnership to offer low cost, best practice, home visit will writing services to our supporters and volunteers. A gift in your will to the British Youth Council is your opportunity to give young people a bright future. If you are one

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Read more +03 November 2017 By Jo Hobbs in Blogs, Votes at 16

A disappointing day for democracy

Today’s debate in the House of Commons on Votes at 16 was a disappointment for young people across the UK. The debate was preceded by a fantastic bill from Steve Reed MP on the use of restraint in mental health facilities.  It was fantastic to hear such a great discussion on mental health, and particularly

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UK YOUTH PARLIAMENT DEBATE IN COMMONS

UK Youth Parliament debated the most important issues to young people in the House of Commons chamber.
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LIFESKILLS CREATED BY BARCLAYS

Lifeskills is a free employability programme which helps young people aged 11-24 build the skills they need to move forward in the 21st century workplace.
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YOUTH SELECT COMMITTEE LAUNCH REPORT ON BODY IMAGE

The British Youth Council’s Youth Select Committee has officially launch its report on body image and the impact it has on the wellbeing of children and young people.

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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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