• 2 December: New guidance following second lockdown

    What are the new restrictions? From Wednesday 2nd December, new Tier 2 (High alert) Local Restrictions apply in London. You can find the new restrictions here: You must not socialise indoors with anyone not in your household or support bubble. You must not socialise outdoors with more than 6 people. Some businesses can operate in […]

  • Youth Sector Data Hub for London

    Centre for Youth Impact, London Youth and Partnership for Young London are working with key funders and commissioners in London to provide youth organisations with an opportunity to contribute to a shared picture of the existing and emerging needs for young people across London. The Youth Sector Data Hub for London is a collaborative effort […]

  • 4th November: National Restrictions and guidance for the youth sector

    What are the new restrictions? As of Thursday 5th November, new National Restrictions apply in England. You can find the Government guidance on the new lockdown restrictions here. Until at least 2nd December, you should: Stay at home, except for specific purposes. Avoid meeting people you do not live with, except for specific purposes. Close […]

  • Our summary of Danny Kruger MP’s Levelling Up Our Communities

    On 24th September 2020, Danny Kruger MP released his report Levelling Up Our Communities, based on over 500 submissions. Kruger was asked by the Prime Minister in June to consult on supporting civils society groups in the recovery phase of COVID-19 and how they could contribute to the Government’s levelling up agenda. What does this mean for […]

  • Our statement on Danny Kruger MP’s Levelling Up Our Communities

    On 24th September 2020, Danny Kruger MP released his report Levelling Up Our Communities, based on over 500 submissions. Kruger was asked by the Prime Minister in June to consult on supporting civil society groups in the recovery phase of COVID-19 and how they could contribute to the Government’s levelling up agenda. You can read […]

  • 9th September: Youth organisations and new COVID-19 restrictions

    The National Youth Agency (NYA) have confirmed with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) that, despite new restrictions in England, the youth sector is being treated as an essential service and services can continue as before so long as organisations are COVID-19 secure to NYA guidance standards. You can find out more […]

  • Our response to the Parliamentary Life Beyond COVID Inquiry

    The House of Lords’ COVID-19 Committee has called for evidence on its Life Beyond COVID Inquiry, which closed on Sunday 31st September 2020. Our response Read our full response below. We had the following key messages: London Youth notes how vital youth work is in the lives of many young people, including some of the […]

  • Our summary of London’s Lost Youth Services 2020

    On 29th July 2020, Siân Berry AM published London’s Lost Youth Services 2020, the fifth in a series of reports documenting the dramatic decline in local authority funding for youth services in London boroughs since 2011/12. You can find out more about previous versions of the report here: 2018 and 2019. The report Key figures […]

  • Mayor of London: Stark warning about the future of London’s youth clubs

    Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London, has issued a warning about the impact of COVID-19 on the capital’s community youth organisations. He notes that a new era of austerity risks sending the sector “back to square one” and leaving young Londoners without support when they need it most. He calls for an end to cuts […]