This is no time to be young. Pity those leaving school, applying to college and university, graduating or job-seeking. They’re caught between an entirely predicted population bulge and an entirely avoidable cap on places. Unlucky the class of 2009, where tens of thousands may miss chances they thought promised after years of aspiration-raising by teachers and politicians.
Last time we abandoned the young, bits of Britain broke
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