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18 Sep 2020

Fears ‘lost generation’ unemployment could top a million

No jobs, no training, no opportunities – in an economy battered by the impact of the pandemic there’s little wonder that young people are being called the lost generation.

A new report warns that the number of 18 to 24-year-olds not in employment or education could soar to more than a million by this time next year.

Our business and global trade correspondent Paul McNamara reports.