Youth Work

Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport written question – answered on 11th April 2019.

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Photo of Cat Smith Cat Smith Shadow Minister for Voter Engagement and Youth Affairs, Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons

To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what recent assessment he has made of the positive effect of youth work in supporting (a) young LGBT people, (b) young people with special needs, (c) young women, (d) religious communities and (e) other groups with specific identities.

Photo of Mims Davies Mims Davies Assistant Whip (HM Treasury), The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport

Government is committed to supporting youth workers to develop the skills they need to best support all young people. We have pledged to renew specific youth work qualifications that were due to expire in 2020, subject to a business case, and review the youth work training curriculum.

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