§ Mr. Beggs
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the present composition of the British Youth Council, the organisations represented and the number of delegates each has to the council; and if he will publish details of the involvement of youth sections of political parties in the British Youth Council.
§ Mr. Dunn
Details of organisations in membership of the British Youth Council at the last council meeting in March this year, together with the number of delegates each was entitled to send to that meeting are set out as follows, divided into three categories, non political organisations, local youth councils and party political organisations.
Member Organisation Delegates Non political organisations Anglican Young People's Association 2 Association of Jewish 6th Formers 2 Association for Jewish Youth 5 Bnei Akiva 2 Boys Brigade 7 Catholic Youth Service Council 10 Church of England Young People's Assembly 9 Church of Scotland: Department of Education 5 Eighteen Plus 3 English Speaking Union 2 Girls Brigade 6 Girls Brigade (Scotland) 3 Girl Guide Association 10 Jewish Lads and Girls Brigade 2 Methodist Association of Youth Clubs 7 National Association of Boys Clubs 7 National Association of Asian Youth 3 National Association of Youth Clubs 10 National Baptist Youth Assembly 6 National Federation Young Farmers Clubs 6 National Union of Miners (Scottish) 2 National Union of Students 10 Physically Handicapped and Able Bodied 4 Scottish Association Young Farmers Clubs 2 Scottish Girls Venture Corps 3 Scottish Young Men's Christian Association 5 Scottish Trades Union Council 6 Scout Association 10 Student Christian Movement 2 Union of Jewish Students 3 United Nations Association: Youth 2 Urdd Gobaith Cymru 6 United Reformed Church 6 Woodcraft Folk 4 Young Christian Workers 4 Young Friends Central Committee 2 Young Men's Christian Association 6 Young Women's Christian Association 5 Youth Hostel Association 7 Local Youth Councils (1 delegate per youth council) Barrow and District Youth Council Basildon Youth Council Bolton Council of Youth Bury St. Edmunds Youth Forum Chelmsford District Youth Council Croydon Youth Council Gateshead Youth Forum North East Derbyshire Youth Council North Tyneside Youth Forum Otley Youth Council Ryde Area Youth Forum Sutton Young People's Council Swindon Youth Council Telford Youth Council Walsall and District Youth Council Wansbeck Youth Council
Member Organisation Delegates Party political organisations Labour Party Young Socialists 3 National League of Young Liberals 3 National Organisation of Labour Students 3 Social Democrat Party Students 3 Union of Liberal Students 3 Young Communist League 2 Young Fabians 2 Young Social Democrats 3