England & Wales Communities and society , Democracy, devolution and governance , Education and children's services , Welfare and equalities

Positive for Youth: cross-government policy for young people aged 13 to 19



The Government has published its final statement on its new approach to policy for young people.

* This briefing provides a summary, highlighting the importance attached to the role of local councils.

* The Government’s statement spans policy areas, proposing to put families first, help young people succeed, promote youth voice and strengthen communities. * Local authority-led partnerships are central to delivery.

There are implications for leaders, lead members and chief officers, as well as officers tasked with specific responsibilities for partnership and engagement, and youth services.

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