Young people are our future. With my experience in youth work, I see first hand the impact of COVID: increased levels of mental health problems, higher unemployment and lack of support services. And research published today shows young black people have been hardest hit by the pandemic, being three times more likely to be unemployed than their white peers: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-56737929
Sadiq Khan has invested £45 million in young Londoners and directed £2.1 million to vulnerable young people most impacted by the lockdown.
As your Assembly Member for the South West, I will work to secure better support for all young people so they can reach their full potential.