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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 +04 October 2018 By Leon Hill in 70th Anniversary, News

The British Youth Council celebrates 70 years

On 3rd October, the British Youth Council welcomed members of alumni, current and former members of staff, current and former trustees and friends of British Youth Council to a drinks reception and celebration to commemorate 70 years since the British Youth Council was founded. With alumni reaching back to the 1970’s right up until the

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Read more +25 September 2018 By Anna Rose Barker in Blogs

Why Youth Voice Matters

As she comes to the end of her term of office, outgoing Chair of the British Youth Council, Anna Rose Barker, shares her reflections and her commitment to youth voice in the UK.    It’s all too easy for the political agenda to overlook young people. This means that the distribution of economic and political

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Hosted by our keynote speaker and former Chair of the British Youth Council, Lord Peter Mandelson, we look forward to welcoming you along to this 70th Anniversary celebratory evening.

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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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