A National Education Service, but also new policies for young people

A discussion paper by

Martin Allen & Patrick Ainley 

labour-roseWhile welcoming the Labour Party’s policies for state education, this contribution locates them in a wider historical perspective and argues that proposals for a National Education Service now need to be part of a much wider range of policies for young people. Young people have been the group worst affected in the years since the economic downturn with hourly wages and weekly earnings  falling fastest. Despite being the best qualified, this generation will be the first to be worse off than their parents and by far the most indebted.

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See also Forum Journal  60 (1)2018   



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