Early day motion 1807

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That this House acknowledges the higher rate of unemployment among young people; commends the contribution of the business-led charity Movement to Work in arranging work placements for disadvantaged young people and others; notes that hundreds of thousands of young people are not in employment, education or training (NEET), with many trapped in a no-experience, no job cycle without access to networks that would enable them to obtain work placements, experience a work environment, develop ambition and start to build a career, so facilitating social mobility; further notes that through the Movement to Work employer network over 75,000 work placements have been completed, with over 50 per cent of young people, previously NEET, progressing from them into jobs, apprenticeships or returning to education; applauds Movement to Work for unlocking potential in young people; and urges employers of all kinds to offer work-placement and other career opportunities, providing experience, skills and confidence to enable young people to support themselves, their communities and our society.

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Name Party Constituency Date Signed
Cooper, Rosie Labour Party West Lancashire 12.11.2018
Cunningham, Alex Labour Party Stockton North 12.11.2018
Cunningham, Jim Labour Party Coventry South 13.11.2018
Farrelly, Paul Labour Party Newcastle-under-Lyme 14.11.2018
Hayes, Helen Labour Party Dulwich and West Norwood 12.11.2018
Howarth, George Labour Party Knowsley 14.11.2018
Lefroy, Jeremy Conservative Party Stafford 12.11.2018
Malhotra, Seema Labour Party Feltham and Heston 12.11.2018
Marsden, Gordon Labour Party Blackpool South 13.11.2018
Penning, Mike Conservative Party Hemel Hempstead 12.11.2018
Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party Strangford 12.11.2018
Sharma, Virendra Labour Party Ealing Southall 12.11.2018
Timms, Stephen Labour Party East Ham 06.11.2018
Wilson, Sammy Democratic Unionist Party East Antrim 13.11.2018