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Partial scaling back of activities

It has now been over 5 years since The Found Generation was launched in April 2012, at the height of the UK’s youth unemployment crisis, to tackle youth unemployment and prevent a so-called ‘lost generation’ of unemployed young people. Since … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the 2017 General Election

The recent announcement of an ‘early’ General Election by the Government caught us, and others, by surprise. Given the short notice, we have some concerns about the way the election will affect the Government’s current, ongoing efforts to tackle youth unemployment and create more … Continue reading

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Witness Evidence to Work and Pensions Select Committee

On 5 December 2016 our co-founder and Director, Andrew Scott-Taggart, gave formal witness evidence in person on behalf of The Found Generation to the House of Commons Work and Pensions Select Committee, chaired by Frank Field MP. This was for their … Continue reading

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Written Evidence to House of Commons Work and Pensions Select Committee

The House of Commons Work and Pensions Select Committee is currently holding an inquiry on ‘Employment opportunities for young people‘. This inquiry is considering whether current provision and support for young people is sufficient to enable their full access to and … Continue reading

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APPG for Youth Employment meeting on youth unemployment data

We were in attendance at the latest meeting of the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Youth Employment on 19 October 2016. The meeting was the first of the APPG’s new programme of meetings and inquiries for this Parliamentary year (2016-17), with … Continue reading

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