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The starting age for formal education will be raised if the Green Party forms the next government, with all children receiving free childcare before they start school.

An inquiry is to be launched by the youth select committee into the effect of body image issues on young people.

A charity established by government to encourage social action among young people is to plough £1m into projects to combat loneliness.

An investigation has been launched into a charity that works with young people at risk of falling into crime.

The number of members of the Institute for Youth Work (IYW) has almost tripled over the last two years, the organisation has said.

Theresa May says no to votes at 16

By Neil Puffett |

15 May 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May has ruled out lowering the voting age if her party wins the general election.

A charity established by government to boost the evidence base for prevention work with children and families has named its new chief executive.

A Labour government would protect youth services from further funding cuts, a leaked version of the party's general election manifesto suggests.

Political parties urged to make youth services statutory

By Neil Puffett and Joe Lepper |

11 May 2017

A youth charity has called on political parties contesting the general election to boost youth services by making them statutory.

Youth work student numbers plunge by 28 per cent

By Derren Hayes |

04 May 2017

The number of students undertaking youth and community work courses at universities fell by more than a quarter last year, new figures show.