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 +18 February 2019 By Rhammel Afflick in News, Press

Youth Select Committee disappointed by Government’s plans to improve work experience

The British Youth Council’s Youth Select Committee has received an official response from the UK Government on work experience. The response follows an extensive investigation into the barriers faced by young people across the country in accessing quality work experience. The Government have acknowledged its role in ‘preparing students for adult life’ and the importance

LATEST BLOG

Read more +15 February 2019 By Scarlett Stokes in Blogs

Changing London’s approach to tackling violent extremism

On the 29th January, we had the privilege to visit City Hall and participate in the Countering Violent Extremism programme, representing young people from the London Faith Forum. A few months previously we took part in a focus group led by the ICIC at Westminster Youth Council; they asked us about our opinions in regards

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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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