With the European economy in freefall, the Conservatives may have the perfect excuse for our own failing prospects. Britain trades more with Europe than anywhere else in the world. As the continent descends deeper into [...]November 14, 2011 2 Comments
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With the European economy in freefall, the Conservatives may have the perfect excuse for our own failing prospects. Britain trades more with Europe than anywhere else in the world. As the continent descends deeper into economic chaos, hamstrung by indecision and poor leadership, we risk losing the business of our most frequent customers. Between July [...]
November 14, 2011 2 Comments
The challenge of youth unemployment: Rather than ‘lost’, our generation must be the driver of change
By any account, these are bleak times for young people. Youth unemployment is at its highest level since comparable records began in 1992: more than one in five 16-24 year olds are now out of work in the UK. Are we facing the prospect of a ‘lost generation’? Since the eve of global economic collapse [...]
November 3, 2011 8 Comments
Young people from across the country are gathering in London to protest against cuts to youth services.
October 25, 2011 1 Comment
Gangs are back on the agenda with the government’s star American adviser arriving for a tour of Britain’s inner cities and an international conference. But just how bad is the problem in the UK?
October 12, 2011 No Comments
NUS warns of campaign against government if justice ministry’s proposals lead to criminalisation of protest tactics
October 2, 2011 No Comments
Ucas proposes that from 2016 pupils should apply to university once they have received their A-level results
September 14, 2011 No Comments
Coalition proposals to charge graduates in England for repaying student loans early would be ineffective and costly, the think tank CentreForum says.
September 12, 2011 No Comments
The crippling legacy of the coalition’s new system of tuition fees is laid bare, with a government analysis that shows Britain will be loading almost £200bn of debt on to the students of the future.
August 24, 2011 No Comments
Vice-chancellor attacks ‘poorly timed’ government closure of scheme as steep rise in tuition fees looms.
August 22, 2011 No Comments
Liam Burns, the new president of the NUS, explains why he admires the tactics of UK Uncut.
August 11, 2011 No Comments