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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A PEOPLE'S VOTE

The British Youth Council believes young people should have a say on Brexit. 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 to give young people a clear say on their future is to join the growing campaign, calling on the Government to deliver a People’s Vote on the final Brexit Deal.

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Read more +21 March 2019 By Rhammel Afflick in News, Press

Education must be inclusive of the LGBT+ Community

The British Youth Council has been saddened by recent protests and discourse in the media suggesting sex education shouldn’t be inclusive of LGBT+ people. The British Youth Council have a long-standing belief that all schools should provide education to young people that is inclusive of the LGBT+ community. The British Youth Council has been saddened

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Read more +07 March 2019 By Max Parry in Blogs, Fundraising

Could school ‘own clothes days’ be the future of youth voice funding?

On Friday the 15th of February, I organised an own clothes day at my secondary school, Ysgol Bro Pedr. The day was a complete success, with pupils and staff alike revelling in the freedom of wearing their own clothes; and supporting a meaningful charity like the British Youth Council. This blog post is to promote

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CONSULTATION ON SCHOOL NURSES

The British Youth Council are working with Public Health England to understand what young people’s experiences & views of their school nurses are.

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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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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