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Kickstart: Most job roles for youths not yet filled – BBC News

About 118,000 placements for young people are yet to be filled due to coronavirus lockdowns.



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By Katy AustinBusiness correspondent, BBC News
media captionRishi Sunak: ‘Were throwing absolutely everything at it’
Fewer than 2,000 young people have so far started new roles under the government’s £2bn Kickstart jobs scheme, data shows.
The programme, which launched in September, has created 120,000 temporary jobs to date.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak told the BBC coronavirus restrictions were making it harder for more young people to getting started.
However, he expected the number to rise once…

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