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MP Campaigns For Government Jobs Scheme

Wednesday April 18 2012

Michael Dugher MP Michael Dugher MP

A BARNSLEY MP is campaigning for a scheme to tackle unemployment be launched in Barnsley after the number of local people without jobs rocketed.

Michael Dugher, MP, says the number of young people in Barnsley who have been unemployed for more than a year has risen by 142 per cent, according to new figures.

The new figures also show that the total number of people claiming Job Seekers Allowance in Barnsley now stands at 7,825 – and that there are now 12 people that are chasing every job vacancy (compared to four a few years ago.)

Michael is campaigning for a youth unemployment scheme in Barnsley which would help find jobs for long-term unemployed people. It would offer a six months paid placement for all 18-24 year olds who have been unemployed for more than twelve months.

He said: “It is a scandal. I am calling on the Government to introduce a “Real Jobs Guarantee” scheme, which would tackle the problem of long-term youth unemployment by providing a six-month paid placement, preferably in the private sector.

"This would help over 375 young long-term unemployed people in Barnsley, offering them real jobs, real opportunities and real responsibilities.”

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Reply Posted by Tom on Wednesday April 18 2012 at 15:52
Unemployment is structural and exists by system design.

Full employment can be achieved in 3-4months.  However the methods that can be used to do this are currently illegal as they challenge the monopoly upon currency held by the BoE.

Google 'Worgl' read about the stamp script currency they issued, and how 30% unemployment soon became full employment, how the unemployed whom were starving and living in poverty achieved prosperity.  You will also found out that this illegal behaviour that benefitted the community was outlawed and 30% unemployment resumed.Unemployment is high, the system is working, if we didn't have unemployment we should worry!  You want to achieve full employment and reduce poverty?  You need to change the system, you need to end the currency monopoly.

Reply Posted by Tom on Wednesday April 18 2012 at 16:12
The reverse side of the Bills were printed with the following declaration: “To all whom it may concern ! Sluggishly circulating money has provoked an unprecedented trade depression and plunged millions into utter misery. Economically considered, the destruction of the world has started. - It is time, through determined and intelligent action, to endeavour to arrest the downward plunge of the trade machine and thereby to save mankind from fratricidal wars, chaos, and dissolution. Human beings live by exchanging their services. Sluggish circulation has largely stopped this exchange and thrown millions of willing workers out of employment. - We must therefore revive this exchange of services and by its means bring the unemployed back to the ranks of the producers. Such is the object of the labour certificate issued by the market town of Wörgl : it softens sufferings dread; it offers work and bread.” 

Reply Posted by Old Sam on Tuesday April 24 2012 at 10:02
The penny has dropped at last, 'Barnsley Needs Jobs' pity Labour didn't do much about it while they were in office for 13 years..  Still better late than never.?