David Cameron
“There can be few more valuable contributions to society than helping to inspire young people to achieve more. Having visited Spear and spoken to many on the programme, I have seen at first hand the difference you are making, giving people the motivation and practical life skills they need to make a success of their lives. I would like to congratulate everyone involved in your work, and wish you well for the months and years ahead.”

David Cameron, Prime Minister

Stephen Timms
“I am deeply impressed by Spear’s success in helping unemployed young people into work. I particularly commend the calibre and commitment of its team and the challenging nature of its programme, as well as the excellent outcomes it achieves.”

Stephen Timms, MP for East Ham and the Shadow Minister for Employment

Stephen Greenhalgh
“Spear goes the extra mile to help and mentor people who are really struggling to get by in life. After the Spear experience they are in a position to help themselves and better prepared to get on in life. I admire the passion and dedication of the whole Spear team!”

Stephen Greenhalgh, Deputy Mayor for Policing & Crime (London) & ex-Hammersmith & Fulham Council Leader

Iain Duncan Smith
“I am extremely impressed with, and supportive of, the excellent work that you are doing with young people in West London and I am greatly looking forward to continuing our relationship with you.”

Iain Duncan Smith, Secretary of State for Work & Pensions