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Youth Sector Activity Remains at Amber Level Nation Wide

Important Notice: The National Youth Agency have published updated guidance for Detached Youth Work and other non-building based youth work.

NYA confirms that despite the changes to social gathering restrictions, NYA Guidance remains at Amber level because Youth Sector activity is now classified an essential service.

All activities COVID secure to NYA guidance standards may continue.

Read NYA's COVID-19 secure guidance

Brent’s Poverty Commission Publish Its Key Findings

Today (Monday 17 August), Brent’s Poverty Commission delivered its findings, following a six-month review into poverty in the London borough.

It points out 1 in 6 households (17%) live below the poverty line, doubling (to 33%) after housing costs are taken into account. More than 1 in 5 (22%) of children live in poverty, doubling to a startling 43% after housing costs.

The report draws on evidence from residents, politicians and expert local and national organisations and presents powerful first-hand experiences, bringing home what it means to live in poverty in Brent.

Read Brent Poverty Commission - A Fairer Future Ending Poverty in Brent

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