Seyi Obakin

Chief Executive of youth homelessness charity Centrepoint

Chief Executive of the youth homelessness charity Centrepoint and a Commissioner at the UK Commission for Employment and Skills
Ignoring Young Voters Is A Gamble Politicians Can No Longer Afford To

Ignoring Young Voters Is A Gamble Politicians Can No Longer Afford To Take

Politicians have more to do to earn the trust of young people. Metro-mayors, notably Andy Burnham in Manchester, have placed homelessness squarely at the centre of priorities for the city-region. Given the result of the General Election, will any future government want to gamble its electoral success by ignoring voters who will be around for many elections to come?
20/06/2017 16:02 BST
One Night's Sleep a Small Sacrifice to Make for UK's Homeless Young

One Night's Sleep a Small Sacrifice to Make for UK's Homeless Young People

Every year in the UK 80,000 young people experience homelessness, a fact known to too few but one that should trouble all of us. Tonight members of the public in eight cities will make their feelings known by giving up their beds and spending a night on the street in the largest national Sleep Out of its kind.
07/11/2013 11:13 GMT