Half a billion to fight youth alienation in Sweden
Friday, 14 September 2012
The Swedish government wants to invest Skr568 million in four years to
break the spell into why young people in the country are prematurely
excluded from activities leading to employment.
This means that young people who receive activity support should be
encouraged to get more support to go through training that will lead
them to active life. 75 percent of those are reported to be suffering
from mental illness.
The money will include securing economic studies and raise introductory
and follow-up support to help them get into the labour market.
This came from a write - up in the Swedish daily, Svenska Dagbladet in
which the Ministers Hillevi Engström (Moderate), Ulf Kristersson
(Modertate) and Maria Larsson (Christian Democrats) did that will be
included in the autumn budget.
The fate of the Swedish youths became sealed when the Swedish
authorities open their borders for Easter European to easily stray into
the country and take up jobs. No company was then interested in
training unskilled youths as the flow of mature, skilled, flexible and
cheap labour meant that the Swedish youths had to compete in such a
Companies saw this as less headache, shouting at youths who may not
have been as active as they would have wanted and the job of being able
to easily hire and fire eastern Europeans at will and how this will
help their bottom line.
But no politician is able to look at the plight of the Swedish youths
in this direction as such the expectation is that as much money in sunk
into this project, at the other end the situation will remain the
By Scancomark.se Team