The Youth Policy Development Group. (YPDG)

We have teamed up with the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) to convene a Youth Policy Development Group (YPDG), responsible for representing and articulating the voice of England’s Youth to politicians at the highest levels of government, across all national decisions.

A Group of Policy-Making Specialists

As part of a diverse 40-member team, the YPDG devises extensive policy briefs on specific topics and presents these directly to government ministers.

Throughout the six-month process, they are guided and upskilled via monthly training sessions organised by Shout Out UK.

These sessions give the YPDG group the necessary skills to debate, create and present policy briefs to real-world policy-makers.

Shaping Government Policy NOW.

The YPDG conducted their seventh Roundtable with senior policy-makers from the DCMS Sports Team on the 27th of July. They presented and discussed their policy recommendations on the personal, social and practical barriers to sports participation and inclusion and what the government could do to encourage young people across England to be more active.

Thank you to our wonderful partners!

(September 2021 – April 2022)

April 2022 – Present