Latest Policy Updates


Here you will find our latest policy updates:


Political Party Conferences
UK Youth at 2016 Political Party Conferences

UK Youth invites you to join our events at the Conservative and Labour political party conferences.

Life Chances Fund
Life Chances Fund and Govt Outcomes Lab launched

This fund, part of the wider Life Chances Strategy, will be a Social Impact Bond top-up for local commissioners and delivery organisations.

It was launched by Rob Wilson on the 4th July, with further Life Chances strategy announcements expected later in July.


Youth Sector responds to EU referendum
Youth Sector Responds to the results of the EU referendum

With confirmation that the UK has voted to leave the European Union, we face a period of uncertainty over the next few months whilst new thinking and policies are developed to support our pathway to independence.

Open letter to PM about NCS
An open Letter to the Prime Minister about the NCS announcement

In the Queen's speech on the 18th May, it was announced that the National Citizen Service will be receiving statutory status and an investment of £1.2 billion.

UK Youth and our members have responded.

Budget March 2016 - Extended School Hours
UK Youth respond to the budget announcement plans for an extension of school hours

During George Osborne's budget statement (March 2016), he spoke of plans to use the additional tax levy on sugar based soft drinks to go towards to the extension of hours in 25% of schools, in order to provide access to extra-curricular activities such as sport and art.

Consultation Findings
Youth Sector consultation findings and proposed actions

Following the recent Youth Sector Consultation involving UK Youth, Ambition and NCVYS, please read the findings and proposed actions below.

Life Chances
UK Youth responds to David Cameron's speech on Life Chances

On January 11th, David Cameron gave a speech on life chances, explaining how the government intends to transform the lives of the poorest in Britain. Here is our response in relation to young people and the youth sector.

Response to call for inspections of out-of-school learning

UK Youth respond to the Department for Education’s call for evidence on proposals for the inspection of out of school learning.

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