In Depth

Old Bailey event sees young people debate pros and cons of votes at 16

Is the country ready to lower the voting age to 16 for all UK elections? This was the question that was debated at a unique event held recently at the Old Bailey.

Reshaping towns for young people

Too many town centres offer little for young people, but the Future High Streets Fund can tackle this.

Youth work reforms need universal focus

Youth charter and qualifications review can revitalise youth work, but experts call for a broad approach.

Partnerships to address violent crime

Youth charity supports government strategy's focus on community partnerships to tackle knife crime, but wants longer-term funding.

Social prescribers for children

StreetGames' project could be the first initiative to "prescribe" social support for struggling young people.