Future Jobs Fund

Cutting waste or wasting potential?

First published on ProgressOnline

It is undeniable that the terrible cuts of the Lib-Con coalition are focused on the young. Our country’s potential lies in the hands of our young people and this government should be offering them helping hand not holding them back.

To date we have seen the Future Jobs Fund axed, the baby bonds abolished, 10,000 student places erased and free swimming for under 16s cut, cut, cut.

None of these are cuts to waste, they all waste the potential of those we should be cherishing most. What is deeply regrettable is that all of these cuts could have been prevented. (more…)