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Posts Tagged: Youth Unemployment
Scott Kelly: Technical education is still too narrow, and flaws in the apprenticeship levy are hindering progress
The Government must act now, or risk a generation of school leavers missing out on the opportunity to acquire technical skills.
Salvatore Murtas: The Italian electorate’s message to the pro-EU political establishment is clear and blunt
The election result was simply voters’ latest desperate attempt to send political elites at home and in Brussels a final warning.
The employment and unemployment rates are each at the best levels since the 1970s. But do voters care?
But that doesn’t mean we should stop calling out Jeremy Corbyn for his terrible polices and illusory promises.
Labour’s handouts must be exposed as a self-defeating deception – as must the danger of what happens when “there is no money left”.
WATCH: Liam Fox says youth unemployment rates on the continent show the EU is not the key to prosperity
“The EU is not working for young people – especially those sacrificed on the altar of the single currency.”
This is an area where Conservatives can be proud of our compassionate record, but there remains more to do.
Employment rates are rising on the whole, although there are some caveats.
Across most of the western world, work is much harder to come by for young people than for the population as a whole.
Ryan Bourne: Price controls cause shortages, queues, overcrowding, underinvestment and unemployment. And they’re back.
They seem to be more back in vogue with all political parties than at any time since the 1970s.
The Coalition has secured an impressive record in creating jobs, but must now tackle low productivity and wage stagnation.
Perhaps surprisingly, new polling shows that even with persistent unemployment rates, people aren’t seeking scapegoats.
The irony is that he is helping to lead a culture change in attitudes to work and welfare without the mass introduction to date of his Universal Credit.
Iain Duncan Smith is helping to turn lives round and Labour has nothing to offer.