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

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

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CELEBRATING 70 YEARS

The British Youth Council is celebrating its 70th Anniversary, marking decades of its efforts to create social and political change for young people. Throughout the year, we will not only celebrate the stories of those who have been part of the youth voice movement, we’ll also celebrate the young people who continue to champion our vision for a better world.

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Read more +22 January 2019 By Rhammel Afflick in News, Press

Young people should have a say on Brexit

The British Youth Council are calling on the Government and prominent campaigners to address the concerns of young people in any new Brexit negotiations or plans. The youth-led charity feels the voices and wishes of young people, in particular, have not reflected in Brexit negotiations up to this point. Therefore, we believe the best way

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Read more +19 December 2018 By Amanda Chetwynd-Cowieson in Blogs

A reflection the British Youth Council’s year

If my first month as Chair of the British Youth Council has shown me anything, it’s that our members continue to punch above their weight time and time again! Whilst looking back on all the achievements of the last few weeks it almost feels unbelievable that so much has happened in such a short time.

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LIVE Q&A WITH DEPUTY GOVERNOR OF BANK OF ENGLAND

The Deputy Governor of the Bank of England will be answering the questions of young people live on Thursday 6th December 2018 at 9:45am.

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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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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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