Your chance to quiz city chiefs in YEP Leeds summit

YEP's first Voice of Leeds Summit of 2015 last month tackled the issue of loneliness in the city.
YEP's first Voice of Leeds Summit of 2015 last month tackled the issue of loneliness in the city.
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There’s still time to get your questions for the YEP’s next Voice of Leeds Summit which this month tackles youth unemployment.

Tomorrow, prominent figureheads from the public, private and third sectors will gather at the YEP’s office to debate the issue and find ways to stamp it out in the city.

And we are inviting readers to take part in the discussion by submitting questions before Thursday’s meeting.

It will be your chance to quiz the city’s policy makers directly on issues surrounding youth unemployment.

Thursday’s event will be the second in a string of YEP Voice of Leeds summits, which are organised each month in partnership with the Leeds Community Foundation.

The first was held in January and tackled the topic of social isolation and loneliness.

Nicola Furbisher, managing editor of the YEP, said: “These summits are providing a unique opportunity to gather together decision-makers and those who work on the front line, to discuss some of the biggest issues affecting people in Leeds.

“We would urge readers not to miss the chance to take part and join in the discussions, for this summit on youth unemployment and for future summits.”

Over the coming months, the summits will look at a variety of subjects. The summit on March 26 has the heading ‘Digital City’ and will look at the impact of new technology on local communities. On April 30, the ‘Domestic Violence’ summit will look at increasing the level of preventative services; and May 28’s summit on ‘Arts and Culture’ will question why the city should invest in art when it faces so many issues.

To submit a question to the panel, email joanna.wardill@ypn.co.uk or tweet @JoannaWardill

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