APPG on Youth Affairs

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Tuesday 17 March 2015 – Conservative Party policies for young people

The group held a series of meetings in early 2015 looking at the Labour, Liberal Democrat and Conservative offer to young people at the 2015 General Election and how their policies will help the next generation. The final of the three meetings focused on the Conservative Party and welcomed Rob Wilson MP, Minister for Civil Society, Chloe Smith MP, Member of Parliament for Norwich North and Stephen Canning, Deputy Chair of Conservative Future.

Youth Affairs APPG – Conservative General Election Policy – Minutes 17.03.15 

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Tuesday 24 February 2015 – Liberal Democrat policies for young people

The group held a series of meetings in early 2015 looking at the Labour, Liberal Democrat and Conservative offer to young people at the 2015 General Election and how their policies will help the next generation. The second of three meetings focused on the Labour Party and welcomed Baroness Sal Brinton, President Of The Liberal Democrats, Simon Wright MP, Liberal Democrat Spokesperson For Education, Families and Young People and Alex Harding, Chair of Liberal Youth.

Youth Affairs APPG – Lib Dem General Election Policy – Minutes 24.02.15

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Wednesday 28 January 2015 – Labour Party policies for young people

The group is holding a series of meetings in early 2015 looking at the Labour, Liberal Democrat and Conservative offer to young people at the 2015 General Election and how their policies will help the next generation. The first of three meetings focused on the Labour Party and welcomed the Shadow Minister for Civil Society, Lisa Nandy, and the Chair of Young Labour, Simon Darvill.

Youth Affairs APPG – Labour General Election Policy – Minutes 28.01.15

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Wednesday 16 July 2014 – Young people’s access to low-cost housing (and AGM)

The group held a session on young people’s access to low-cost housing. We discussed the Government’s record on helping young people into housing that is both affordable, and of a sufficient quality. The group heard from former Minister Sir Andrew Stunell MP (Lib Dem, Hazel Grove) and Lord Best (Crossbench).

Young people’s access to low-cost housing meeting notes

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Tuesday 11 February 2014 – Skills and Training

Matthew Hancock, Minister of State for Skills and Enterprise and Adrian Bailey (Lab, West Bromwich West), Chair of the Business, Innovation and Skills Select Committee addressed the group on young people’s skills and the transition from education into employment.

Skills and Training meeting notes

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Wednesday 10 July 2013 – Universal Credit

Dame Anne Begg MP, Chair of the Work and Pensions Select Committee was the guest speaker. During the meeting young people raised various concerns about how the Universal Credit would operate.

Universal Credit meeting notes

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Wednesday 6 March 2013 – Services for young people

Edward Timpson MP, Children and Families Minister, Karen Buck MP, Shadow Education Minister and Susanne Rauprich, Chief Executive, NCVYS were the guest speaker. During the meeting young people presented various issues about services for young people.

Services for young people meeting notes

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Wednesday 21 November 2012 – Votes at 16

Lisa Nandy MP, Shadow Children and Families Minister, Stephen Williams MP, Liberal Democrat MP, Lord Lucas, Conservative Peer, Lord Tyler, Liberal Democrat Peer and Andrew Deans, Scottish Youth Parliament were the guest speakers.

Votes at 16 meeting notes

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