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Youth Citizenship Commission

Volume 495: debated on Monday 6 July 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families (1) whether (a) he and (b) officials in his Department made any representations to the Youth Citizenship Commission in respect of the drafting of its final report, “Making the connection: building youth citizenship in the UK”; (284462)

(2) whether his Department has any power to direct the work of the Youth Citizenship Commission.

The Youth Citizenship Commission was independent of Government. Secretariat support was provided by the Ministry of Justice. DCSF officials along with those from other Government Departments were asked to comment on the accuracy of statements. The Government will respond to the report's recommendations in due course.