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England Government must support Youths like Wales


A few days ago Children & Young People Now (CYPN) website published an article based on the research that has been carried out by the YMCA. So according to this article Wales’s is providing ¬£91 per head for youth services … Continue reading

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Two very disturbing education news pieces yesterday


Both of these pieces of news require our Government to respond to. As it happens the two most senior Ministers on these themes are based in Sussex. They are Gillian Keegan and Nick Gibb that are bost MPs in West … Continue reading

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I and many other people agree with June O’Sullivan


According to this very significant article by Derren Hayes headed as CHILDCARE BOSS CALLS ON GOVERNMENT TO RAISE FUNDING RATES in the Children & Young People Now website a person called June O’Sullivan made a very credible statement. His article … Continue reading

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The Government must focus on real ‘ghost children’


Today Parliament will reopen after their half term break and many other people will return to work following a four days holiday because of the Queens Jubilee celebration. Inevitably some people were very busy over the last few days and … Continue reading

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Well done Welsh Government for your caring


The Welsh Government is about to set up a trial¬†that will be launched this summer to provide additional support for care leavers. When they reach 18 they will be given an income which according to this article in the Children … Continue reading

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Government must reverse its Youth Parliament funding action


Ten years ago on 29th March 2011 in the House of Commons Iain Wright who was the shadow education Minister asked Tim Loughton who was the Parliamentary Under Secretary for Education a question related to the UK Youth Parliament funding. … Continue reading

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Well done for your cross party action in the House of Commons


Although the provision of a good quality piece of legislation is the most important element from Parliament, when backbench MPs from more than one party work together we should applaud them. That is particularly true if their cooperation and proposed … Continue reading

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Could Sussex VRU learn from Kent and Medway VRU?


Last week some encouraging news emerged from the online Children and Young People Now magazine regarding a teaming up between Kent and Medway Violence Reduction Unit (VRU) and a charity to support 10 secondary schools to reduce the number of … Continue reading

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