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Is there a link between youth poverty and crime?

Today, for a substantial minority of 16- to 24-year-olds, to be young is to be workless, poorly paid or just plain poor. Young people in this age group are among the most disadvantaged in the UK,...

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Ross Ferguson
5 November 2015
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Punishing the young unemployed

Nearly 20 years ago, the New Labour ‘government-in-waiting’ was celebrated for putting major reductions in youth unemployment at the top of its election pledges.

David Cameron similarly...