Young people across the UK have had their work, studies and lives upended because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Many are working from home, while others have been furloughed or even made redundant.
There could be more than one million young workers who are without a job, if the overall UK level of unemployment goes up from the current 4% of workers to 10%, according to the Resolution Foundation think-tank.
On top of that, under-30s have been hardest hit by a fall in their income during lockdown as more of their money goes on essentials.
So what did they think of Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s speech on Wednesday?
‘Apprentices have been overlooked’
Emma-Jayne is an apprentice chef from Dorset, earning £5 per hour.
She is one of the many workers who were furloughed in the hospitality sector. The scheme was introduced by the government to minimise coronavirus-related job losses, and it pays 80% of staff salaries up to
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