The British Youth Council is the National Youth Council of the UK. A youth-led charity, we empower young people aged 25 and under to influence and inform the decisions that affect their lives. We support young people to get involved in their communities and democracy locally, nationally and internationally, making a difference as volunteers, campaigners, decision-makers and leaders.
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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,
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
“Body dissatisfaction causing long lasting consequences for young people” says Youth Select Committee
The British Youth Council’s Youth Select Committee will officially launch its report on body image and the impact it has on the wellbeing of children and young people. Body image was chosen as a topic for the inquiry as an issue which was prioritised by thousands of young people during the 2016 Make Your Mark
UK Youth Parliament have chosen to focus on lowering the voting age to 16 and a curriculum for life in 2018. The decision came following the UK Youth Parliament’s ninth House of Commons debate which was chaired by the Speaker, Rt Hon John Bercow MP. The issues were two of five topics debated by Members