Families Who Haven't Worked for Generations; Dame Carol Black: Warning
Byline: Olinka Koster
THOUSANDS of children are growing up in families where their parents andgrandparents have never worked.
A senior Government adviser warned yesterday how this was creating a 'terriblelegacy' of youngsters who had no expectation they would ever get a job.
Dame Carol Black said: 'We have got places where there are three generations ofmen who have never worked.
'If your grandfather never worked and your father never worked, why would youthink work is the normal thing to do? 'I think it is an awful thing to inflicton a child. I worry about what this does to the fabric of our society, letalone the economy.' Dame Carol, the National …
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Publication information: Article title: Families Who Haven't Worked for Generations; Dame Carol Black: Warning. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Mail (London). Publication date: March 10, 2008. Page number: 36. © 2007 Daily Mail. COPYRIGHT 2008 Gale Group.
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