Youth unemployment breaks 1 million barrier

The government’s disastrous economic decisions are hitting Islington hard as youth unemployment has reached a record high.


In Islington the number of unemployed is nearly 7% and across the country youth unemployment has now broken the 1 million barrier.

This is terrible news for young people in Islington who are being hit hardest by government cuts. Find out more at

Labour has a five point plan to get people back to work and off benefits -

  • a £2 billion tax on bank bonuses to fund 100,000 jobs
  • bring forward investment projects
  • reverse the VAT rise
  • cut VAT to 5% on home improvements
  • a tax break for small businesses that take

Find out how the government's reckless cuts are hitting young people in Islington at

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