General election 2024: Key party manifesto pledges for the children and young people’s sector

The three main parties have published policy pledges in a bid to win the general election on 4 July.

From a Conservative promise to implement at national service programme for 18-year-olds to the Labour Party and Liberal Democrats promising mental health practitioners in every school, services for young people have factored heavily in campaigns so far.

CYP Now examines policies put forward across six key topics, how they could impact practice and the reaction to key proposals from the sector: Education, Early Years, Health, Social Care, Youth Justice, and Youth Work.