AGM October 2018 Minutes

Michael Tomlinson MP opened the AGM at 3pm on the 22nd October 2018

  1. Welcome and Introductions – Michael Tomlinson MP, APPG for Youth Employment Chair
    • In attendance:  Jeremy Lefoy MP and Ben Bradley MP
    • Apologies were noted from: Ian Austin MP, Chris Green MP, Rachel McLean MP and Baroness Bertin.
  2. Overview of the work and impact of the APPG for Youth Employment to date – Laura-Jane Rawlings, CEO of Youth Employment UK, APPG for Youth Employment Secretariat
    • Over 40 different organisations have submitted evidence to the inquiries and more than 150 different people including over 50 young people have attended the meetings held alongside the inquiries.
    • Series 1 – Youth Unemployment dataSeries 2 – Transition between education and employment, report received by Damian Hinds MP
    • Series 3 – Barriers young people face who are furthest from the labour market, report received by Anne Milton MP
    • Series 4 – The role of the family in social mobility, Nadhim Zahawi MP Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Children and Families has been invited to receive the report at the December meeting.
  3. Finance Report – Laura-Jane Rawlings
    • The finance report was presented and signed by Michael Tomlinson MP
  4. Appointment of Chair – Michael Tomlinson MP
    • Michael Tomlinson MP was re-elected as Chair
  5. Appointment of Officers – Michael Tomlinson MP
    • Ian Austin MP – elected officer
      Chris Green MP – elected officer
      Rachel Maclean MP – elected officer
      Baroness Bertin – elected officer
      Ben Bradley MP – elected officer
  6. Appointment of Secretariat – Michael Tomlinson MP
    • Youth Employment UK re-elected as the Secretariat for the APPG for Youth Employment
  7. Review of meetings in the year ahead – Laura-Jane Rawlings
    • Series 4 – Role of the family in social mobility – 22nd October and 10th December 2018
    • Series 5 – Youth Friendly Employers – 21st January, 18th February, 15th April 2018, meetings held 3pm – 4pm.
  8. AOB – Michael Tomlinson MP
    • No other business was recorded

 

 

 

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