More and more young people are being denied opportunities because of mass migration, and nobody is talking about it.
New analysis shows the number of 16 to 24-year-olds who were NEET (Not in education, employment or training) for a year or more rose to around 811,000 last year, up from 714,000 in the previous year – an increase of 13.6%…
“The headline drop in the number of young people who are neither earning or learning next to the increase in the numbers who are enduring this for over a year, confirms that we have a structural NEET problem in Britain that has not gone away.”
Nobody in the debate is mentioning the fact that the huge number of migrants coming to Britain each year largely take low-paid entry level jobs that would traditionally have been done by school leavers and those looking for that first employment opportunity.
The government would do well to ensure this distortion of the labour market is taken into account in any post-Brexit migration policy…