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Stars show support for 'Pulling out the stops'

Release date: 09 Jun 2015

Politicians and Celebrities turned out for Barnardo's parliamentary reception at the Houses of Parliament.

Hosted by Baroness Floella Benjamin OBE, the reception was attended by a number of MPs including Minister for Children and Families Edward Timpson, and celebrities Rosamund Pike, Andy Serkis, Lorraine Ashbourne and Nicola Roberts.

All were there to show their support for Barnardo's parliamentary reception.

Speaking about the event Chief Executive Javed Khan said:

'Vulnerable young peope such as care leavers and those with disabilities are all-too-often locked into a tragic cycle of worklessness, because they lack the support or qualifications to get into the jobs market.

'We are asking politicians to pull ou the stops in ensuring that training and job schemes prioritise, not exclude, the most marginalised youngsters'.

Nicola Roberts JavedJaved Ahmed Andrew Lorraine
Floella Benjamin
Edward Rosamund Javed LGE
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