Politics in life

The Youth Agenda looks specifically at the impact of current political decisions on young people.  The Youth Agenda explores what is being discussed in and around parliament and how it affects young people’s day to day lives.

The Youth Agenda interviews a mix of politicians, policy advisors, businesses and other leading figures in society.  The politics in life section closely examines what any given policy or political issue means to how a young person lives on a daily basis.


How can career advice be improved for young people?

The Youth Agenda interviews Simon Hughes MP, Deputy Leader
of The Liberal Democrats, Sarah Wallbank, Founder of YES! Futures
and Chris Wilford, Policy Adviser to The REC



What happens to young offenders once they have served their convictions?

 The Youth Agenda interviews the Rt Hon David Miliband MP, Mark Johnson, 
the founder of User Voice, and Tom Sackville, the head of Catch22’s gang’s unit.



Should schools do more to encourage entrepreneurship?

The Youth Agenda interviews the business and enterprise minister Mark Prisk MP
and Penny Ward, the Co-Founder of The Young Entrepreneur Society, with a video
interview from Stu Anderson,  Project Director at Shell LiveWIRE.


Is the DWP’s Voluntary Work Experience scheme the right policy to follow?

The Youth Agenda interviews the employment minister Chris Grayling MP
and Greggs the bakers, with video interviews from Siobhan Benita, Teresa
Pearce MP and Chris Wilford from the Recruitment and Employment


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