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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 +11 January 2021 By Rhammel Afflick in News, Press

British Youth Council calls on government to replace lost EU funding

The British Youth Council are calling on the UK government to announce its plans to replace significant funding lost since the UK’s exit from the EU. Following the ratification of the new trading and cooperation agreement with the European Union, organisations in the UK have lost access to Erasmus Plus. The youth-led charity is calling

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Read more +06 January 2021 By Cameron Wood in Blogs, Youth Select Committee

Young people call for a body confident future

In 2017 the Youth Select Committee held an inquiry on tackling negative body image amongst children and young people. I submitted written evidence to the inquiry as the leader of the Young Persons Network (YPN) in Herefordshire, a network I created to give 11-18 year-olds a voice. Once the committee had received my written evidence,

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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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