The proposals for Sizewell C could play a big role in addressing economic and social issues in Suffolk, says Inspire Suffolk chief executive Terry Baxter. Earlier this month Suffolk Community Foundation released the latest Hidden Needs Report for the county. It’s a hard read but discloses parts of Suffolk I know well through the work we do at Inspire Suffolk. It reveals that relative deprivation relating to; education, housing, and the accessibility of services, are the most concentrated forms of deprivation in Suffolk. The proportion of young people staying on in education after age 16 is an important measure for deprivation. Those who leave school and are not in education, employment or training (‘NEET’) face particularly high risks of disadvantage.
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