Funded by The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) and managed by St Basils, the Youth Homeless Parliament (YHP) is made up of 100 young people aged 16-25 from across England, who are currently homeless and receiving support from one of 8 homelessness charities.
Young people who form this group travel to Westminster to meet with Ministers and MPs. Each December the YHP meet with Ministers and Mps from across section of political parties. Any government Minister or MP can book to meet with a sub-section of this group at any time.
The young people who form YHP, are nominated by homelessness charities, they are supported to prepare their manifestos at the House of Commons Westminster each year.
We are currently in the early stages of preperation for YHP 2017.