Web links for 30th March 2010
Nicola has a guest post today on Left Foot Forward: "This is a truly progressive policy. It provides Government recognition that nearly all unemployed people want to work, and that unemployment is not the fault of lazy individuals, but a consequence of social and economic failures. It recognises that people facing unemployment need support and not punishment. And it is not just the sentiment that is sound. Evidence shows that job guarantee policies provide the greatest chance of preventing long-term unemployment destroying the lives of individuals and communities and enabling unemployed people to move into work."