Group of about 200 peers and MPs keen to keep up to date with children and young people's issues. The group meets approximately once a month.
Grouping of peers and MPs interested in youth affairs.
The Department for Education has responsibility for law and policy affecting schools, child care, child protection, children in care and youth services.
The Department for Communities and Local Government is responsible for law and policy affecting community engagement and empowerment, and local government.
The Department of Health is responsible for law and policy on patient and public involvement in healthcare.
The Better Regulation Executive is responsible for the Government Code of Practice on Consultation.
The Ministry of Justice is responsible for law and policy on the court system, sentencing, democracy and the constitution.
The Government Equalities Office has responsibility within Government for equality strategy and legislation, including the implementation of the Equality Act 2010.
Sciencewise is funded by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and aims to help policy-makers use public dialogue to inform policy decisions in emerging areas of science and technology
Based in the Cabinet Office, the Office for Civil Society works across Government to support voluntary and community groups, social enterprises, charities, co-operatives and mutuals.
The Youth Justice Board oversees the youth justice system in England and Wales.
The UK Border Agency manages border control for the UK, enforcing immigration and customs regulations. It administers the asylum seeking process.
List of upcoming consultations for children and young people from NCB.
NCB Voluntary Sector Support (VSS) offer a range of policy briefings and case studies.
Involving young people in forming political opinions and decisions can be a way to ensure the quality and sustainability of policy making and implementation.