Rural areas benefit from New Deal

The New Deal programme for young unemployed
people has found work for more than 50 per cent of clients in rural
and semi-rural areas, says a new report.

report by the Economic and Social Research Council says the New
Deal’s effectiveness in tackling youth unemployment was very much
dependent on local labour market conditions. It calls for more job
opportunities in depressed areas and better incentives for
employers to retain New Deal recruits.

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