Category Archives: Young People

Government must cut its losses and scrap plan to suspend free travel for thousands of young Londoners

London Assembly Member for Barnet and Camden  Andrew Dismore AM has condemned the Government’s continued refusal to scrap their suspension of free travel for thousands of young Londoners. Mr Dismore said that despite some recent climbdowns on the proposals by the Department for Transport (DfT), the poorest families are still set to be “hit the hardest” by the current version […]

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Local organisations urged to bid for a share of a new £2.1 million City Hall fund for youth services

Local London Assembly Member, Andrew Dismore AM, is encouraging organisations to apply for a share of £2.1 million of new City Hall funding to support vulnerable young Londoners who have been impacted by the Covid-19 outbreak.  This investment pot, which has come out of the Mayor’s Young Londoners Fund and Violence Reduction Unit (VRU), will be targeted at helping those deemed most […]

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Government must not punish young Londoners by ending free travel for under-18s

Free under-18s travel in London must be not be scrapped, local London Assembly Member, Andrew Dismore AM, has urged, joining calls that have been made by the Mayor of London. This comes in the wake of the Government’s proposed suspension of the concession as one of the terms of its recent bailout of Transport for London (TfL), amidst the Covid-19 […]

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Camden Youth Services rated outstanding

Camden Council’s youth services have been rated as outstanding by HM inspectorate. Camden has now become the first borough in London to be rated outstanding under the new inspection framework. Local London Assembly Member, Andrew Dismore AM, said: “I welcome this excellent news and congratulate the staff, young people and the Council on their incredible achievement. Camden Council really set themselves […]

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