Youth Employment APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To promote youth employment in all its forms and the role of young people within the economy; to ensure that young people's voices are heard; to highlight the need for quality opportunities; and to share best practice.

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Recent Documents related to Youth Employment

1. FCDO response to ICAI recommendations on UK aid's approach to youth employment in the Middle East and North Africa
19/08/2021 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: ICAI recommendations on UK aid's approach to youth employment in the Middle East and North Africa

2. The role of youth in agricultural intensification in Zambia
09/04/2020 - Department for International Development
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Found: The role of youth in agricultural intensification in Zambia SAIRLA Research Briefing June 2019

3. Youth Employment Initiative: process evaluation
12/10/2017 - Department for Work and Pensions
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Found: Youth Employment Initiative: process evaluation - GOV.UK

4. Work and Opportunities for Women
19/03/2019 - Department for International Development
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Found: groups impact on economic empowerment (WEE) , employment and earnings Query 18 Rebecca Calder

5. Evaluation of the European Social Fund 2014 to 2020
18/12/2020 - Department for Work and Pensions
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Found: Documents European Social Fund (ESF) and Youth Employment Initiative (YEI) participant contact details

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Youth Employment

1. Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020
10/09/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: supporting people who have offended in the past into employment. Criminal records checks provided by the Disclosure - Speech Link

2. Youth Obligation
26/10/2018 - Commons Chamber

1: parliamentary questions about the Government’s youth obligation support programme, which was introduced - Speech Link

3. Oral Answers to Questions
17/05/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: restrictions are lifted with a focus on both gaining employment and accessing benefits promptly, to remove excuses - Speech Link
2: achieve educational success and secure well-paid employment. Sadly, the funding for such colleges is under - Speech Link
3: coronavirus job retention scheme and the self-employment income support scheme. Her Majesty’s Treasury - Speech Link

4. Covid-19: Youth Unemployment
02/02/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: pandemic on the employment of young people; and what steps they are taking to address youth unemployment - Speech Link
2: specific interventions targeted at young people. The Youth Offer and Kickstart schemes have been designed to - Speech Link
3: to clarify the relationship between skills and employment provision. The DWP and DfE have put guidance - Speech Link

5. Employment Rates
06/06/2018 - Westminster Hall

1: That this House has considered recent trends in employment rates.It is a real pleasure to serve under - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Youth Employment
1. Youth Offending Teams: Termination of employment
asked by: Peter Kyle
24/02/2021
... and (b) by region.

2. Youth Services
asked by: Gareth Thomas
19/04/2021
... (b) Scout Association and (c) cadets prior to deciding on funding allocations for those organisations; and if he will make a statement.

3. Youth Courts
asked by: Peter Kyle
20/04/2021
... what recent assessment he has made of the size of the case backlog in the youth court system.

4. Youth Review
asked by: Meg Hillier
29/04/2021
... which closed on 7 March 2021.

5. Youth Services
asked by: Owen Thompson
05/07/2021
... what representations he has made to the Secretary of State for Education on the provision of support for international opportunities for young people outside of formal education settings.

Latest Questions
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7 Current APPG Officers
Ben Bradley Portrait
Ben Bradley
Officer
Conservative - Mansfield
Joined: 21st November 2018
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

James Daly MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3000.

Email: james.daly.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Laura-Jane Rawlings, Youth Employment UK, 17 Station Road, Kettering, Northamptonshire NN15 7HH. Tel: 01536 513 388

Email: info@youthemployment.org.uk

Secretariat:

Youth Employment UK acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.youthemployment.org.uk/

Group's Website:

https://appgyouthemployment.org/

Benefits in Kind
Date
17 Jun 2021
Source
Youth Employment UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 17/06/2021 To : 16/06/2022
Value
£6,001
Date
17 Jun 2020
Source
Youth Employment UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 17/06/2020 To : 16/06/2021
Value
£6,001
Date
13 Sep 2018
Source
Youth Employment UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 13/09/2018 To : 12/09/2019
Value
£4,501
Date
13 Sep 2017
Source
Youth Employment UK
Description
Secretariat   From : 13/09/2017 To : 12/09/2018
Value
£3,001
Date
9 Jun 2016
Source
Youth Employment UK CIC
Description
Secretariat   From : 09/06/2016 To : 08/06/2017
Value
£3,001
Date
1 Jul 2015
Source
Youth Employment UK CIC
Description
Secretariat   From : 01/07/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£1,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Youth Employment APPG

Former APPG Officers
Sara Britcliffe Portrait
Sara Britcliffe
Officer
Conservative - Hyndburn
Joined: 7th August 2020
Departed: 14th July 2021
Michael Tomlinson Portrait
Michael Tomlinson
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Mid Dorset and North Poole
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Lord Austin of Dudley Portrait
Lord Austin of Dudley
Vice Chair
Non-affiliated - Life peer
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
Baroness Bertin Portrait
Baroness Bertin
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Caroline Johnson Portrait
Caroline Johnson
Vice Chair
Conservative - Sleaford and North Hykeham
Joined: 21st November 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
Gillian Keegan Portrait
Gillian Keegan
Vice Chair
Conservative - Chichester
Joined: 8th May 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Rachel Maclean Portrait
Rachel Maclean
Vice Chair
Conservative - Redditch
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 5th November 2019
1 APPG Membership
Data Analytics
Stephen Twigg Portrait
Stephen Twigg
Vice Chair
Labour (Co-op) - Former Member for Liverpool, West Derby
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Eleanor Smith Portrait
Eleanor Smith
Vice Chair
Labour - Former Member for Wolverhampton South West
Joined: 8th May 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Neil Gray Portrait
Neil Gray
Vice Chair
Scottish National Party - Former Member for Airdrie and Shotts
Joined: 31st August 2016
Departed: 10th October 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Margaret Greenwood Portrait
Margaret Greenwood
Vice Chair
Labour - Wirral West
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 10th October 2018
2 APPG Memberships
Adult Education , Liverpool City Region
Jack Brereton Portrait
Jack Brereton
Vice Chair
Conservative - Stoke-on-Trent South
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 10th October 2018
Amanda Milling Portrait
Amanda Milling
Vice Chair
Conservative - Cannock Chase
Joined: 31st August 2016
Departed: 6th June 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Baroness Stedman-Scott Portrait
Baroness Stedman-Scott
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 6th June 2018
No other APPG Memberships
Chloe Smith Portrait
Chloe Smith
Vice Chair
Conservative - Norwich North
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Robin Walker Portrait
Robin Walker
Vice Chair
Conservative - Worcester
Joined: 31st August 2016
Departed: 12th October 2016
No other APPG Memberships