During March and April we have consulted with over 500 young people to establish their view s on the proposed changes to the youth service in Devon. There were eight young people events that took place in the evening at local youth centres in each of the county’s districts. At all of these events young people got the chance to have a say on the proposal and ask questions of Councillors and Senior Officers. The events were lively and provided an opportunity for decision makers to hear directly from young people about their concerns and what impact they think the proposed changes could have.
Also, to give as many young people as possible an opportunity to inform the consultation process the following events also took place:
The five main themes that emerged from the consultation process were:
These documents give an outline of the issues raised and questions asked at each series of events: