Last April I wrote:
David Cameron has recently proposed a new non-military and optional national service scheme for British youth. That’s £5000 each. How about giving them all a £5000 flight voucher instead, and creating an international service scheme?Today DFID announced this:
Young adults from across the country and from all walks of life will be given the chance to make a real difference in the poorest parts of the world – by volunteering overseas
Prime Minister David Cameron and Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell have officially opened International Citizen Service (ICS) for applications.Dave, you're welcome. And I've got plenty more where that came from. Give me a bell if you need some fresh ideas.