Labour admits “Could have done better, should have gone further with consultation”.
A few days ago details of the number of young people using the centre over the last few years was published by the Council, together with the reason for their visit.
- Around 20 people a day use the centre.
- Over half the visits each year were connected with job searches.
- The majority of the users are aged between 16 and 19.
After an unnecessary game of pass the parcel the Labour Cabinet have tonight caved in and agreed to reprieve the youth advice service in York.
A working group is being set up to consider options for the continuation of youth advice and help services. It will first consult widely
The Council is expecting to receive proposals in early January. They will be discussed at a YorOk Board on 12th January.
The responsible Cabinet member admitted
“We need to make West Offices a better experience for visitors”