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.
The British Youth Council have stated the UK Government should ensure young people are at the table with decision-makers influencing the Government’s response to serious youth violence. The statement has been issued following the Home Affairs Select Committee’s inquiry which has concluded the Government’s current approach is ‘completely inadequate’. The youth-led charity also called on
Greater Manchester is a vast, vibrant city-region, bursting with opportunity. As young people, we have all these opportunities for the future on our doorstep yet we are unable to reach them. We are unable to grasp and take hold of what we can see so close to us. The reason why we, as young people,
“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”.