Martina Milburn, Prince's Trust chief executive, said: "Too many young people are facing a cycle of worklessness
and can't see a way out.
Of course, to keep Birmingham competing with the best in the world, it is absolutely crucial that we support business and tackle Worklessness
; The Birmingham Economic Development Partnership, in which the city council is a key player, will continue to work very closely with the Working Neighbourhoods Fund to tackle Worklessness
and support people into employment.
A TOP councillor has defended plans to recruit a worklessness
co-ordinator for pounds 35,000 a year.
He said: "Social housing can act as a huge disincentive to work, ghettoising poverty, creating broken estates where worklessness
, dependency, family breakdown and addiction are endemic."
Employment minister Chris Grayling said: "Some areas of Britain are suffering from intergenerational worklessness
, which is why we must act now to ensure children living in workless households are not left behind like their parents."
Lynsey said: "I am very passionate about the excellent outcomes that can be achieved through Family Intervention Projects and look forward to sharing my experience with others." Tees Valley Housing runs six FIPs across the Tees Valley, which tackle issues such as anti-social behaviour, worklessness
and child poverty.
"We have a role to play in supporting people who have never before faced potential worklessness
and supporting people through the uncertainty of the next few years."
By the end of September, mid-way through a three-year programme, pounds 30 million had been spent and only pounds 2.5 million of that on worklessness
Communities Secretary John Denham said failure to spend a pounds 115 million fund to combat worklessness
quickly enough risked "undermining" the partnership between local and national government and he ordered civil servants to keep track of the council's future progress.
KIRKLEES is recruiting a worklessness
co-ordinator - just as hundreds of council staff face losing their jobs.
The Threshold To Work scheme, run by Connexions, tackles second and third generation worklessness
across all ages.
We can no longer accept a situation in this city where we have estates where worklessness
, a failed education and addiction can be a way of life.