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Stand up for youth services – postcard

A postcard format to help recruit and organise youth service workers.

Media on the UNISON National site.

From selling drugs to meeting the Queen – one man’s extraordinary story

Police and justice conference hears the inspirational story of Marcellus Baz

Article on the UNISON National site.

Axing millions from youth work puts futures at risk, says UNISON

Young people’s futures are being put at risk as a result of the government axing £13.3m from youth services across the UK in just three years, according to a UNISON report published today (Monday). The report – Youth Services at Breaking Point – reveals that between 2016 and 2019*, nearly 900 youth worker jobs have […]

Article on the UNISON South East site.

We must support young people and the services they rely on

Youth workers are tireless in the support they provide to young people, for example helping them find work and getting more education. In the months and years ahead, it’s time we as a country showed the same level of dedication to our young people – and reverse the damaging tide of youth service cuts, before it’s too late.

General secretary's blog, News on the UNISON National site.

Youth service provision to be slashed in the Vale

Councillors considering reducing the universal access team of 48 youth officers to just 9 staff and closing Llantwit Major youth centre

News, Press release on the UNISON Cymru/Wales site.

Youth manifesto from Labour will provide ‘much-needed’ cash, says UNISON 

Funding will help repair damage done by job cuts and centre closures

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.

Cuts are destroying youth services across the country, local government conference hears

Delegates commit union to campaign for quality youth services as part of broader fight to save local services

Article on the UNISON National site.

Tahir’s youth mission

Peterborough youth worker is a Local Service Champion and has been honoured by the Queen

Article on the UNISON National site.

‘Enough is enough’ say delegates on knife crime

Delegates welcome Labour Party commitments to reversing cuts that are adding to the problem

Article, News on the UNISON National site.

Millions axed from youth service spending, says UNISON

At least half of councils have cut youth service spending in the past year as amount cut from service over the past six years hits £387m

News, Press release on the UNISON National site.