Sir Keir Starmer is UK’s first Labour prime minister since 2010 after his party’s landslide general election win. Labour is returning to power with a parliamentary majority of 174, following a collapse in support for the Conservatives. In the Labour Party Manifesto released last month, key policies for young people include:

  • £95 million for Youth Futures Hubs in every community combining youth work, mental health support, and careers advice
  • £410 million to recruit 8,500 new staff to support bring down mental health waiting lists.
  • £175 million for a specialist mental health professional in every school.
  • £20 million for youth workers in A&E and mentors in Pupil Referral Units
  • Youth guarantee to all 18-21 year olds of access to training, employment support, or an apprenticeship.
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