Emily Thornberry Labour MP for Islington South and Finsbury
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 http://www.labour.org.uk/plan
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 http://bit.ly/w4XUbj