Living wage: In work poverty on the rise

CONCERN for young people has been highlighted in a study for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, which says that more young people are living in poverty than those aged above 65 because of a lack of well-paid jobs and affordable homes.

It also found that young people were four times more likely to be unemployed than the working age population as a whole and the next generation is facing worse life chances than their parents.

The foundation’s annual state-of-the-nation report, written by the New Policy Instit... You can carry on reading for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...