Howlin sounds warning on young people’s economic vulnerability

‘Generations of young people can’t get a permanent job, don’t have pensions, and will never own their own homes,’ said Labour leader

Brendan Howlin called for a living wage to be delivered

Labour leader Brendan Howlin has warned that “growing economic inequality” is leading to a generation of young people who cannot get a permanent job or a home of their own.

Howlin told the party’s annual conference in Mullingar yesterday that it was time to deliver a living wage, rent caps and 80,000 affordable homes to provide economic equality.

“The number of multimillionaires and billionaires is growing all the time. Yet generations of young ...