Conservative MP for Reading East, Rob Wilson, has been confirmed as the Minister for Civil Society, with responsibility for youth policy.
Jon Boagey, Acting CEO of NYA said “We welcome the reappointment of Rob Wilson. We hope he will use his knowledge and experience from last term to champion the crucial role youth policy plays in the lives of young people. The Minister needs to fly the flag for young people at a time when budgets will be under more pressure than ever before.
“Young people have suffered more than most from austerity. It’s time government invested in the future. ”