Leading youth charities welcome spending commitment to youth services

2019-09-05T14:43:38+01:00

Leading youth organisations, on behalf of the hundreds of thousands of young people they support and represent, are today welcoming the Chancellor’s Spending Review announcement asking DCMS to develop proposals immediately for a new youth investment fund. This announcement is the first step in offering young people across the country safe spaces and high-quality youth opportunities in their communities.  Today, young people are facing urgent challenges – one in three believe they will have a worse standard of living than their parents, and one in five believe their lives will amount to nothing, no matter how hard they try. Figures released [...]