A youth charter aiming to strengthen and co-ordinate national policy is to be developed with young people, the minister for civil society has announced.
Youth charity supports government strategy's focus on community partnerships to tackle knife crime, but wants longer-term funding.
StreetGames' project could be the first initiative to "prescribe" social support for struggling young people.
Appointing a dedicated youth minister would help the UK implement the UN's strategy, say experts.
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.
Nearly three times as many youth charity leaders expect annual income to rise in 2019 compared to those who think it will fall, but most say they want more support to develop partnerships with local businesses.
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