The Prime Minster has announced her proposal for an early General Election. The election is due to take place on Thursday 8th June 2017, however, Members of Parliament will vote on the proposal in the House of Commons on Wednesday 19th April 2017. In response, the British Youth Council calls on parties and politicians across
The British Youth Council hosted the Youth Voice Leadership Development Programme at the Kingswood Centre in Ashford, Kent. The three-day flagship leadership residential, which took place from Friday 7th April 2017 to Sunday 9th April 2017, brought together over 100 youth representatives from across the country. Youth representatives who attended the event were given the
The British Youth Council calls on the next Government to remember its promises to young people as it makes its plans and prepares a Queen’s Speech – given that as many as 6 in 10 of the electorate of young people aged 18-24 voted according to early analysis of the British Election Study (Sky News). This is up
The British Youth Council today calls on all 18-24 year olds to make their mark in polling booths across the country, as they seek to mobilise more young voters than previous elections, following an increase in the numbers who have registered after a major voter registration and engagement campaign by youth organisations and the Electoral
British Youth Council welcomes Labour’s recognition of the importance of young voters at the Election.
The British Youth Council welcomes Labour’s recognition of the importance of young voters at the Election. BYC calls on other parties to do the same and back our campaign to not only register young voters, but give them something to vote for. In a speech at Sheffield Hallam University Students’ Union, The Leader of the Labour Party, Ed Miliband MP, has