More than a million young people in England could be missing formal full-time education, fuelled by significant gaps in education legislation, rising child support needs and a lack of funding, the Local Government Association (@LGAcomms) warns today in a new report.
Commenting on the Social Market Foundation’s report saying that cuts in adult education funding must be reversed to tackle the unemployment crisis, Cllr Sir Richard Leese (@SirRichardLeese), Chair of the Local Government Association’s (@LGAcomms) City Regions Board said:
@LGAcomms: Government cuts to early intervention funding in the past decade must be urgently reversed as councils prepare for a surge in demand for support for children and young people who have “disappeared” from view as a result of the pandemic, the Local Government Association says today in a new report.
Today’s young people face becoming a “lost generation” unless the Government develops a COBRA-style response to boost skills and job opportunities, (@LGAcomms) the Local Government Associationsets out today (6 Oct).
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