Young people are repeatedly blocked out of education and locked out of services that support them. Here’s a look at some of the issues that have an impact on young people…
Young people and students must be protected by the police, no matter what age or ethnicity they are. Young Black and Asian men in particular are more likely to be a target for unwarranted harassment and worse from our police forces. Here students illustrate their experiences with stop and search, and why it must end.
Only 44% of 18-24 year olds voted in the general election in 2010. Students hold the key to the next general election, but if you’re not registered to vote you can’t make it count. So here’s why you should vote:
Unpaid internships are exploitative and unfair. We want the next government to introduce legislation that all work experience of over four weeks should be paid at least national minimum wage. We want this because:
The Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA) was set up in 2004 to encourage young people from families with a low household income to continue in education beyond the age of 16. Despite being successful in keeping more people in education, it was controversially scrapped by the Coalition Government after the 2010 General Election.
Here are just a handful of ways life was better for Further Education students when EMA was available and why we want political parties to consider proposing a new and better scheme as part of their manifestos ahead of the next General Election in May 2015.
This Saturday the TUC is organising a mass demonstration in London, making the case that Britain Needs a Pay Rise. Here’s why students should march too:
At the last General Election, MPs signed the pledge to vote against any increase in fees if they were elected. But they lied. Here are their best bits…