• London Assembly: Advocating for young people’s mental health

    On 28th January, London Youth gave evidence to the London Assembly’s Health Committee on the impact of COVID-19 on young people’s mental health and wellbeing. Our Chief Executive Rosemary Watt-Wyness spoke to the committee about how young people have been affected, the vital role of London’s youth sector, and how City Hall could support them. […]

  • 5 January: New guidance for third lockdown

    What are the new restrictions? From Tuesday 5th January, new National Lockdown restrictions apply in England. You can find the new restrictions here: You must not leave your home except where necessary. You may leave the home to: Shop for basic necessities. Go to work or volunteer where necessary. Exercise with your household, support bubble, […]

  • 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 […]