On this page, you will discover how we are working to influence the political agenda and ensure children and young people, and their priorities, are given a voice. You will also find our thoughts on wider activity from across the sector, and our analysis of what it all means.
To learn more about our advocacy work, please contact Steve Clapperton, Head of Policy & Public Affairs, at [email protected].
15 Feb 2024
Members of Youth Board participate in Children’s Commissioner roundtable
The roundtable on youth sport and physical activity was hosted by the Children’s Commissioner, Dame Rachel de Souza
09 Feb 2024
Students urge Shadow Education Secretary to prioritise physical activity
The Sports Leaders at Kepier School set out to Bridget Phillipson their belief that the time for change is now.
06 Feb 2024
How outdoor learning can support children’s physical and emotional wellbeing
The most recent session of the APPG on Education looked at the benefits of outdoor learning.
26 Jan 2024
Introducing our new manifesto for change
The Youth Sport Trust was delighted to launch our manifesto last week ahead of the forthcoming general election, at an event in Parliament.
25 Jan 2024
Meeting Shadow Minister for Sport Stephanie Peacock
Youth Sport Trust CEO Ali Oliver MBE met with Stephanie Peacock MP, Shadow Sports Minster, alongside other members of the National Sector Partners Group.
09 Dec 2023
Creating opportunities for youth voices to be heard
At the Youth Sport Trust, we believe passionately young people and youth voices must be part of conversations about things that impact them – not just seated at the table but empowered to lead.
30 Oct 2023
Youth Sport Trust addresses inquiry into women’s sport
Ali Oliver MBE, Chief Executive of the Youth Sport Trust, recently gave evidence to the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee’s inquiry into Women’s Sport.
13 Sep 2023
National Sector Partners Groups launches ambition to make the UK the most active nation in Europe
The Youth Sport Trust joined other members of the National Sector Partners Group in Parliament to launch a joint ambition to make the UK the most active nation in Europe.