Decade of cuts: the policies that have dismantled youth work

Bernard Davies
Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Swingeing cuts to youth services since 2010 are the result of an ideological drive to target support at disadvantaged young people, with little prospect of any change, says youth work expert and author Bernard Davies.

Many youth workers believe youth work plans are being viewed as a way to reduce knife crime and mental health problems. Picture: Photographee.eu/Adobe Stock
Many youth workers believe youth work plans are being viewed as a way to reduce knife crime and mental health problems. Picture: Photographee.eu/Adobe Stock

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