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Reflecting on the reshuffle

Of course, for me, the departure of Michael Gove has to be the highlight of the Tory reshuffle, but for...

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Young people and benefit cuts

Last week you may have caught an interesting analysis on cuts to youth benefits from the BBC Politics...

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The Debt Trap

Many of us spend a good deal of our lives in debt. Mortgages, student loans, credit cards, but for most...

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Let's be grown up about the age of criminal responsibility

The news last week that Lord Tom McNally, former justice minister and current chair of the YJB, was making...

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Youth work offers real empowerment for change

Jason Pandya-Wood sparked controversy last week when he appeared to blame the workforce for cuts in youth...

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Welfare: Fair to all?

The publication of YMCA research into young people and the welfare system last week was disturbing. In...

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Young People and Money – Can You Help?

For many years I was Youth Policy Adviser at the Financial Services Authority (FSA) later the Money Advice...

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A lost generation?

The Macquarie Youth Index report from the Prince’s Trust makes shocking reading, but doesn’t really...