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Figures obtained by Lib Dems from 234 councils show almost 45,000 people aged 18-24 have come forward in past year for help with homelessness.
A large protest planned for Westminster on Saturday will highlight the human cost of a misguided policy.
Cameron-era policy under review after warnings of severe hardship if changes come into force in April.
Children’s commissioner calls for local authorities to help more young people who care for sick, disabled or addicted relatives.
Study of government’s flagship social policy from 2012 suggests ‘very small number of positive or negative results’ in tackling addiction and truancy.
Campaign groups argue prime minister should act to end division between prosperous older generation and struggling younger people.
Soaring property prices are making more neighbourhoods inaccessible to the under 50s, report reveals.
Study finds ‘stubbornly high number of young people excluded from UK labour market’ – depending on where they live.
Housing schemes such as ‘preparatory flats’ that guide lone youngsters on to the renting ladder may be at risk due to further housing benefit cuts.
Vulnerable young people without permanent placement not receiving vital support, warns Commons committee.
Adults who bring up child relatives, saving the state billions in care costs, are threatened by tax credit cuts and benefit cap, says Family Rights Group.
YMCA charity says plans to scrap housing benefit payments for jobless 18-21-year-olds could cause a steep rise in homelessness.
For many young people, finding a job is traumatic. While politicians are hailing apprenticeships as a solution, the fix we need may be more radical.
Prime minister says he is in effect abolishing youth unemployment in speech that puts changes to welfare system at heart of Conservative manifesto.