Services for young people: the government response

Document type
Report
Corporate author(s)
Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons. Education Committee
Publisher
TSO
Date of publication
17 October 2011
Series
House of Commons papers, session 2010/12; HC 1501
Subject(s)
Children and Young People
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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The Committee considers a number of recommendations made in its third report of the session on services for young people to have been only partially addressed in the government response. It issuing this Report in order to seek clarification from the Government on the following points: 1) its recommendations that the Government set out the grounds on which it will judge a local authority to have failed to provide sufficient services for young people; 2) the Government's dismissal of the Committee's estimate of annual public spending on youth services; 3) whether or not it intends to include the Committee's practical recommendations on commissioning in its revised guidance for local authorities; 4) the Government's dismissal of the Committee's concerns about the adverse impact of charging on participation in National Citizen Service by young people from low income families; and 5) whether or not it intends to cease funding National Citizen Service altogether beyond the pilot years,

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