Bedfordshire Uprising launches as independent charity

The Uprising launch at Parliament. �Stephen Simpson/LNP

The Uprising launch at Parliament. �Stephen Simpson/LNP

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A Bedfordshire scheme encouraging the leaders of tomorrow has launched as an independent organisation at a reception in the Houses of Parliament.

Uprising - the leadership programme for young adults with bases in Bedfordshire, London, Manchester and Birmingham - has the backing of patrons David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband.

� Licensed to London News Pictures. 27/01/2014. London, UK UPRISING EVENT AT SPEAKERS HOUSE, HOUSE OF COMMONS. Photo credit : Stephen Simpson/LNP

� Licensed to London News Pictures. 27/01/2014. London, UK UPRISING EVENT AT SPEAKERS HOUSE, HOUSE OF COMMONS. Photo credit : Stephen Simpson/LNP

After starting as a project within the Young Foundation, it has now relaunched as an independent charity and House of Commons Speaker John Bercow hosted the launch reception in the Speaker’s Rooms in Westminster on Monday evening.

 

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