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UK developing youth underclass, says Prince's Trust

Statistics gathered after a survey by the Prince's Trust of more than 2,300 people aged 16-24 suggested those from deprived backgrounds were three times more likely to say they will "end up on benefits". Calls to end "aspiration gap".

SMF says fears of a ‘lost generation' are overblown

The Social Market Foundation has warned that the primary focus on the rise in youth unemployment is misguided and excessive because it leads to policy responses that concentrate on the young to the exclusion of other unemployed people.