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About HarryCarter

I'm Harry Carter and I represent young people as a Member of the UK Youth Parliament. I'm a young social activist, and I'm working to create a fairer, more supportive and more involved society.

Harry Releases All Work

This site exists as a record of the work that Harry Carter did for Sheffield, in the three years he was a Member of the UK Youth Parliament. From February 2009 to February 2012 Harry represented young people in the … Continue reading

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Harry Lectures at York St John University

This morning Harry Carter, former Member of Youth Parliament for Sheffield, led a session with students at York St John University in a lecture on youth participation in society. In a 3 hour session this morning, Harry gave a lecture … Continue reading

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Letter to the Prime Minister – Big Society Against Big Cuts

In a letter to the Prime Minister David Cameron, Harry questions the capacity of communities across the country, particularly in Sheffield, to introduce Big Society inspired programmes whilst dealing with large cuts to local budgets. Dear Mr Cameron, My name … Continue reading

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“Positive for Youth” champions Sheffield Victories

Following the publication of the ‘Positive for Youth’ strategy by the Department for Education, in which the efforts of Harry and other young leaders in the city to condemn the August Riots were highly commended, the Children’s Minister in  a written … Continue reading

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Final Year With DMU

Last month, Harry travelled to De Montfort University for a meeting to plan the latter part of his third and final year as an Associate Research Assistant (ARA) at the Centre for Social Action. Harry has been involved with the … Continue reading

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Harry’s Concerns Answered by Deputy Prime Minister

Dear Mr Carter Thank you for your email in which you raised a number of issues relating to young people and their training and educational opportunities.  You have clearly put a lot of thought into this. You will know from … Continue reading

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Praise for Sheffield

In a paper published by the government, Sheffield has been praised for its efforts to condemn the August Riots, and in the political campaign work carried out by its young people. Positive for Youth, a document published on Tuesday that … Continue reading

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