Plugging ‘Youth Services’ Gaps

  • Bernard DaviesEmail author


In a period of on-going and substantial cuts to and closures of local Youth Service facilities, government initiatives to provide alternative low-cost and time-limited programmes for young people—in particular: the completion of New Labour’s MyPlace programme and the development and funding of the OnSide youth zones; a Youth Innovation Fund; Delivering Differently for Young People; a Youth Engagement Fund; a Youth Innovation Fund. Within these policies and initiatives the priority given to funding NCS.

Further Reading

  1. Amion Consulting. 2015. Defining the Impact of OnSide Youth Zones: Final Report. May.….pdf.
  2. Cabinet Office. 2014. Delivering Differently for Young People. July.
  3. Cabinet Office. 2015. Delivering Differently for Young People. September.
  4. Davies, Bernard. 2013. ‘Youth Work in a Changing Policy Landscape: The View From England’. Youth and Policy. No. 110. May, pp. 6–33.Google Scholar
  5. de St. Croix, Tania. 2018. ‘Youth Work Beyond the Measurement Imperative? Reflections on the Youth Investment Fund Learning Project from a Critical Friend’. Centre for Youth Impact. 7 March.
  6. Ronicle, James, et al. 2014. Social Investment Bonds: The State of Play. Escorts. November.Google Scholar
  7. Spence, Jean and Smith, Mark K. 2011. Myplace Evaluation—Final Report. Department for Education. April.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.WarkwickshireUK

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