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Why should the young have to conform?

By Howard Williamson |

25 September 2007

I have just read Helen Reddington's book The Lost Women of Rock Music, which traces what happened to the influx of female musicians who entered the business in the 1970s and early 80s.

Breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, but many children still arrive at school hungry or with just a quick, often sugary, snack inside them.

Bullying is not confined to the playground

By Anne Longfield |

11 September 2007

Advances in media and the dominance of the internet and mobile telephones have changed the way the young relate to adults and each other.

Support should continue from birth to 19

By Anne Longfield |

04 September 2007

At the heart of the Every Child Matters reform is the ambition to improve outcomes and reduce inequalities for children and young people.

Opinion: Politicians have woken up to needs of young

By Howard Williamson |

04 September 2007

When Haymarket's first Young People Now was published in January 2003, my column was concerned with the huge gulf between the rhetoric and reality of government youth policy.