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Wednesday, 10 August 2011

Broken Society

‘We should not be surprised at riots in inner-city areas like Lewisham. A whole workless generation has been abandoned by society’ writes Heather Wakefield, UNISON national Secretary for local government – identifying youth unemployment, poverty and cuts in services as key factors in recent civil disorder:

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