20 March 2014
The true scale of youth underemployment is hidden because Government headline figures take no account of young people who are working part-time or are over-qualified for their current job.
19 March 2014
Read Councillor David Simmonds, Chairman of the Local Government Association's Children and Young People Board, response to the Chancellor's Budget announcement on youth apprenticeships.
19 March 2014
Read the comments of Councillor David Simmonds, Chairman of the LGA's Children and Young People Board, as he responds to the Chancellor's Budget announcement on Troubled Families.
3 March 2014
The LGA welcomes comments on the proposals in this paper from our member councils and from our partners in the voluntary and private sectors. In parallel, we will also seek the views of children and young people, working with the British Youth Council.
14 March 2014
A debate has been raging for many years about the role councils should play in education. Access some key LGA publications which explain the unique responsibilities that councils have in ensuring there are sufficient school places available to local children and young people.
We support councils in helping the children, young people and families in their areas achieve the best possible outcomes.
The Children and Young People Board has responsibility for LGA activity on the wellbeing of children and young people, including education, social care and careers.