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A world in which every young person is empowered to create social and political change.

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Young people must still be heard.

The country is currently facing unprecedented circumstances, however, it remains important that we continue to empower young people to create social and political change.

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Read more +12 October 2021 By Rhammel Afflick in News, Press

British Youth Council welcomes new minister for children and young people

The British Youth Council are delighted to welcome new charities minister, Nigel Huddleston MP, who will take on responsibility for youth policy at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport following the departure of Baroness Barran MBE who has been in charge of the brief since November 2018 and has moved to the Department

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Read more +07 September 2021 By Olivia Attey in Blogs, Challenge Events, Fundraising

The British Youth Council’s Big Autumn Litter Pick

In 2020’s Make Your Mark ballot, young people voted both plastic pollution and climate change in their top five priority issues. This year, the UK Youth Parliament will be campaigning to address climate change at a national level with a particular focus on making sure that we stop non-essential single use plastics by 2025. The

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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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