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No ‘lost generation’ of young unemployed

by on September 21, 2011

This is a report from a fringe meeting at the Lib Dem conference discussing the impact of unemployment on younger and older workers.

John Philpott, Chief Economist at the CIPD , is quoted as saying that political pressure is responsible for an over-emphasis on youth unemployment at the expense of more vulnerable groups. Whereas most unemployed young people would find work when the economy picked up, those who had lost their jobs at older ages would often struggle to find employment.

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