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  • Our statement on Sian Berry’s London’s Lost Youth Services

    21 March 2018

    On 20th March 2018, Sian Berry AM published London’s Lost Youth Services 2018, the last of three reports on the dramatic decline in funding for council youth services in London boroughs since 2011/12. The combined budget for council youth services in 30 London boroughs is £39 million lower than it was in 2011/2012 The average […]

  • Our response to the Government’s Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision

    02 March 2018

    On 2nd March 2018, the Department for Education and the Department of Health & Social Care closed consultation on  Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision: Green Paper. Our response London Youth generally supports the approach adopted by the Department of Health & Social Care and the Department for Education and welcome the much-needed investment […]

  • Our response to the Digital, Culture, Media & Sport Committee’s Culture and Sport Inquiry

    22 February 2018

    The House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media & Sport Committee sought evidence on its Social Impact of Participation in Culture and Sport Inquiry, which closed on 22nd February. Our response In our response, we strongly support the role of sports and culture programmes for young people. We consider them to have a significant and positive social impact, […]

  • Our response to the Department for Education’s T Level Implementation

    08 February 2018

    On 8th February 2018, the Department for Education’s T Level Implementation closed consultation on the Implementation of T Level Programmes. Our response London Youth generally supports providing young people with a range of educational and employment opportunities. We have some concerns about how the implementation will reflect the views and needs of the young people that T levels […]

  • Our response to the Mayor’s Health Inequalities Strategy

    30 November 2017

    On 30th November 2018, the Mayor of London’s Better Health for All Londoners: London Health Inequalities Strategy consultation closed. Our response London Youth has seven key messages that we would like to communicate to the Mayor on this strategy: Explicitly addressing young people’s needs: The Mayor’s strategy has very little explicit mention of the health needs of young […]

  • Our response to the Institute for Apprenticeships’ Quality Apprenticeships

    18 October 2017

    On 18th October 2017, consultation closed on the Institute for Apprenticeships’ Quality Apprenticeships. Our response London Youth supports improving the quality of apprenticeships, as an important but often over-looked career path for many young people. The Institute for Apprenticeships should ensure meaningful engagement with apprentices and reflects the voice of apprentices, and young people, in their decision-making. […]

  • Our response to the GLA’s Civil Society Survey

    11 October 2017

    On 11th October 2017, consultation closed on the Greater London Authority (GLA)’s Civil Society Survey. Our response London Youth supports the GLA seeking to clarify and strengthen its role in London’s civil society. The GLA could do more to recognise the unique role that community and voluntary organisations, such as youth organisations, play. The GLA could […]

  • Our response to the Mayor’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

    11 September 2017

    On 11th September 2017, consultation closed on the Mayor of London’s Inclusive London: Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy. Our response London Youth is fully committed to supporting the development of this strategy and working on it with the Mayor and the Greater London Authority. We support making London a great place to live and a great place for […]