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Impact sources

References in the 2016/17 YHA Impact Review are referenced by page and listed under thematic headings.
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Department for Work and Pensions, Households Below Average Income, An analysis of the income distribution 1994/95 – 2015/16. 2016. - accessed 21/6/17

Children In Care
Zayed, Y and Harker, R, Children in Care, House of Commons Library, Briefing Paper Number 04470, 5 October 2015.

Disability – including mental health

The Children’s Society (2011) Disabled children living in poverty, (online), available at: accessed 18/1/17

Horsley, S.(2014) Children and Young People’s Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health: Health Needs Assessment . Public Health Team, Sheffield City Council. Available online at:

McAuley, C. 2008. Emotional well-being and mental health of looked after children in the UK, Outcome and Evaluation Research Journal, issue 1.


Royal Society For Public Health (2015) Tackling The UK’s Childhood Obesity Epidemic. - accessed 23/6/17

Education and unemployment

Office of National Statistics (ONS), 2017 - Statistical Bulletin, Young people Not In Education, Employment or Training (NEET): UK, 2017 . Available online at: ONS Young People Not in Work Bulletin 2017 - accessed 19.1.17

Office of National Statistics (2011a) Population estimates for UK, England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

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Edwards, G., Grubb, B., Power, A. and Serle, N (2016) Moving the goalposts. Poverty and access to young people. London School of Economics.

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YHA Summer Camps

YHA (2016) Summer Camps Evaluation Report



Department For Education (2015) 2010 - 2015 Government Policy: Education of Disadvantaged Children, Policy Paper.

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