We empowering young people across the UK to have a say and be heard.

YOUNG PEOPLE EMPOWERED

Last year we provided over 970,000 opportunities for young people to have their say.

WHAT WE’RE PASSIONATE ABOUT

LATEST CAMPAIGN

Find out more +

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.

LATEST NEWS

Read more +21 November 2017 By Rhammel Afflick in News

ONE DONATION. TWICE THE IMPACT.

This year for the first time, the British Youth Council will be taking part in the Christmas Challenge organised by the Big Give. Between 12pm Tuesday 28th November and 12pm Tuesday 5th December, all donations to the British Youth Council will be DOUBLED. We are looking to raise £2,000 which will then be matched to give a grand total of £4,000!! E.g. if someone gives £25,

LATEST BLOG

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

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER

Join Us +

JOIN US NOW

Become a member of the British Youth Council.
More +

UK YOUTH PARLIAMENT DEBATE IN COMMONS

UK Youth Parliament debated the most important issues to young people in the House of Commons chamber.
Find out more +

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.
Find out more +

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.

WATCH US MAKING A DIFFERENCE

to ourselves, to each other, and our communities

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”.
Our Networks
Our Awards
TOP