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

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Young people must still be heard.

The country is currently facing unprecedented circumstances, however, it remains important that we continue to empower young people to create social and political change.

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Read more +08 July 2020 By Rhammel Afflick in News, Press

British Youth Council welcomes £2bn government “kickstart scheme”

The British Youth Council welcomes the Chancellor’s latest announcement in Parliament confirming the government’s £2bn “kick start” scheme. Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of the Exchequer, announced the government’s plan to launch the new fund with the intention of creating more jobs for young people by subsiding wages for up-to six months. Research from the Resolution Foundation

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Read more +02 July 2020 By Harry Twohig in Blogs, Youth Steering Group

Involved: a new platform connecting young people with decision makers inside government

On a cold Saturday morning in March 2019, the group met for the first time. Our challenge: to create a digital solution that would allow young people to engage in government policy, without having to wade through pages and pages of information, or navigate the gov.uk website. We started off by learning about the policy-making

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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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