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 +17 April 2019 By Rhammel Afflick in News, Press, Votes at 16

50 years after votes at 18, we’re ready for votes at 16

On the 50th anniversary of the Representation of the People Act receiving Royal Assent, The British Youth Council, UK Youth Parliament and Votes at 16 Coalition call on the Government to lower the voting age to 16 in all elections and referenda taking place in the UK. The renewed calls comes following repeated attempts to

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Read more +09 April 2019 By Huw Sherrard in Blogs, UK Young Ambassadors

Young Ambassadors visit Romania for the EU Youth Dialogue

Eddie O’Sullivan, Megan Doherty and I, three of the four UK Young Ambassadors to the EU Youth Dialogue (the successor to the EU Structured Dialogue) have returned from the first European Union Youth Conference in Bucharest, Romania. The conference was focused on the Romanian Presidency’s key priority for young people: the future of work. Our

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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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