House of Commons Library research briefing: NEET – Young People Not in Education, Employment or Training

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783,000 people aged 16-24 were Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET) in the second quarter of 2018. This corresponds to 11.2% of all people in this age group.

This is according to an August 2018 House of Commons Library research briefing on young NEET people .

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LSE International Inequalities Institute working paper: The Great British Sorting Machine

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Childhood school and neighborhood deprivation is negatively associated with adolescents’ school performance, aspirations and expectations for their future.

This is the key finding from the August 2018 working paper by the LSE International Inequalities Institute on adolescents’ futures in relation to their socioeconomic background.

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Centre for International Governance report: Brexit and Human Rights

‘Human rights activists, and anyone concerned with the protection of civil liberties and fundamental rights within UK law and policy, will need to be vigilant in the post-Brexit era.’

Colm O’Cinneide, UCL has written a February 2018 paper on Brexit and Human Rights for the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).

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Scope report: Independent. Confident. Connected

We feel Government action is needed to change attitudes towards disability. The inter-ministerial disability strategy group should have a clearly defined objective to improve attitudes towards disabled people.

This is from the August 2018 report (pdf) from Scope which brings together findings from three pieces of research with disabled people from across the country.

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