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Affiliate to the ChooseYouth Campaign!

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Rally to defend youth services in Cardiff

Cardiff Youth Council have set up a campaign to try to get the decision makers involved in setting next years budget to provide play, youth and leisures services that the children and young people deserve. They have organised a rally to defend youth services which will be held on January 25th in Queen Street, Cardiff (outside of Footlocker) starting at 1pm.

Please attend this important event and encourage others.

A petition has been set up and this can be found here.

Please do try and encourage as many people as possible to sign it.

Finally, CYC have produced a short film showing how important youth services are to the young people who access them.


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New Shadow Minister for Children and Young People

Rushanara Ali MP has been appointed as a replacement to Tristram Hunt following his promotion to Shadow Education Secretary. Please take the opportunity of welcoming her to this new brief and asking her to press the Leader of the Labour Party to pledge for a dedicated ring-fenced funding stream for youth services in his 2015 manifesto. You can email her here -Rushanara Ali MP 

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New Choose Youth Manifesto adopted at AGM

A new manifesto 'Our Vision for a New Youth Service' was debated and adopted by partners attending the Choose Youth AGM meeting in London.

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Government response to the first ever ‘Youth Select Committee’

The Youth Select Committee has published the Government’s response to their first enquiry on ‘safe, affordable and accessible transport for young people’. The committee mirrors the UK Parliament's select committee structure and gives young people the opportunity to scrutinise and hold enquiries into topics of importance to them. 

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