Youth and Community

Forced labour coming you way soon. Our goal in the next parliament is effectively to abolish long-term youth unemployment David Cameron How are they going to do that? Simple – make them work for free. See this report on Yahoo. This is reminiscent of all totalitarian states which can’t help themselves from helping themselves to […]

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This link is to a story describing a typical modern Youth Work project. The background to this story concerns how a group of men took advantage of teenage girls, many of whom were in care. That case, known by the police name of “Operation Bullfinch”, has led to a number of men being convicted. This […]

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This is not a joke. This is Part 1 1) 2) of the Anti-social crime and Policing Bill. It describes the circumstances under which an IPNA (Injunctions to prevent nuisance and annoyance) can be awarded. IPNAs are the new ASBOs. The first condition is that the court is satisfied, on the balance of probabilities, that […]

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Tony Taylor (pictured), a leading light in the In Defence of Youth Work campaign has written a piece critical of some recent developments in youth work. This is an enjoyable romp through the current desperate state of youth work in the UK. Taylor points to some truly chilling developments such as the psychologisation of youth […]

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