The kids aren't alright

The lack of opportunities for twentysomethings will be bad for all of us in the future, writes David McWilliams.

12th October, 2014
David McWilliams

The other day a friend of mine, driven demented by her son, screamed: “Will he ever grow up?”

The son in question, a really nice young man – clever, sociable, kind and very funny – is still living at home, aged 26. So too are most of his friends.

His mother, knocking back the pinot grigio, asked rhetorically: “What were we doing at 26? We had flats, jobs, we’d lived in London or New...

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