Call for councils to lead youth employment schemes

Call for councils to lead youth employment schemes. The government should hand over responsibility for youth employment schemes to local authorities in order to reduce the number of young people not in education, employment or training (Neet), council leaders have said.

The Local Government Association (LGA) has claimed that almost all young people would be in education, work or training by 2020 if local authorities were given powers to lead the schemes…

Full story courtesy of CYP

 

The Local Government Association has said councils are in a better position to deliver youth employment schemes than government. Image: NTI

The Local Government Association has said councils are in a better position to deliver youth employment schemes than government. Image: NTI

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