HC Deb 26 July 1985 vol 83 cc795-7W
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