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BLP: Youth need job security

BARRY ALLEYNE, [email protected]

BLP: Youth need job security

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FOR BARBADOS LABOUR PARTY (BLP) candidate Ryan Straughn, employment for young people isn’t just job number 1.

It’s job number 2, 3, and 4 for the Christ Church East Central hopeful in the next general election.

In addition, he revealed the BLP is already working behind the scenes, preparing a pitch to bat should it be elected to government.

Straughn, an economist by profession, said yesterday high unemployment and a clear lack of opportunities were creating a sense of hopelessness among young people in the urban Christ Church community he plans to represent by unseating the incumbent, Minister of Education Ronald Jones. (BA) 

Please read the full story in today’s Sunday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.