For young people with their whole future ahead of them it must be increasingly obvious that a vote to remain in the EU is a step back into the past, shackling ourselves to a constrictive Big Brother Leviathan that is so odds with the freedoms, innovation and internationalism that young people take for granted today. A vote to Leave on 23 June is a vote to expand our horizon and reacquaint ourselves with the 6.9billion of the world's population who do not have the privilege of an EU passport.
It's time to rethink how the police respond and relate to children. What our work at the APPGC shows is that by treating under-18s as children, being mindful of their needs and vulnerabilities, we can prevent children from being needlessly drawn into the criminal justice system and allow them to grow up with a more positive attitude to the police.
Former children's minister Tim Loughton said last week that improving educational outcomes is the key to tackling youth unemployment. He's absolutely right, and it is early intervention programmes like ours that can help to ensure the most disadvantaged young children and teenagers are able to achieve their full academic, and personal, potential.