One-hundred and ten young people attended a public health youth summit held by Public Health Wales and the Children in Wales participation initiative, Young Wales, in Cardiff at the start of December 2018.
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The Welsh Government have released updated anti-bullying guidance, and are asking young people to have their say on it.
Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Mark Drakeford AM, has announced that the Welsh Government is consulting on proposal to exempt care leavers from paying council tax.
Cabinet Secretary for Transport, Ken Skates AM, has announced that the My Travel Pass scheme will continue until at least March 2020, and will extend to all people aged 16 to 21 resident in Wales.
On the 24th of October, young people from across Wales asked a panel of experts about Brexit, at a Young Wales event in the Senedd.
Over 1.1 million young people across the UK decide what Members of Youth Parliament debate in House of Commons.
Introduction From Samuel, Chairperson:
“I’m Samuel, I'm 16 and I’m from Blaenau Gwent. I have been on the board since it was first formed in 2016 and I was appointed Chair in the September of that year. I'm also Youth Mayor of Blaenau Gwent. I really enjoy working on the board as it is an amazing opportunity to work to improve the lives of young people all over Wales”.
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Eurochild has been asked to consult with children on the 2018-2019 mid-term review on the Council of Europe’s Strategy for Children’s Rights.
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