Opinion: By failing to preserve Erasmus , the government is failing Britain’s young people
As Layla Moran has said, ‘staying in Erasmus should be a no-brainer’ – but the people in charge of our country seem to have no brainsA surfer off the North East coast at Tynemouth PA 44/50 9 December 2019 Leah Rossiter (left) and Ceara Carney, dressed as mermaids, join members of the Irish Wildlife Trust and Extinction Rebellion Ireland protesting outside Leinster House in Dublin, against overfishing in Irish Waters PA 45/50 8 December 2019 Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn poses for selfies with supporters at a general election rally in Colwyn Bay, north Wales AFP via Getty 46/50 7 December 2019 Speedo Mick outside the stadium before the Premier League match between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park Action Images via Reuters 47/50 6 December 2019 A climate activist wearing a mask and holding a placard reading 'Fossil fuel era is over' outside Millbank Studios in London AP 48/50 5 December 2019 SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon with the SNP campaign bus in front of the Queensferry Crossing, while on the General Election campaign trail in Scotland PA 49/50 4 December 2019 The Christmas tree in Trafalgar Square, which is given every year by the city of Oslo as a token of Norwegian gratitude to the people of London for their assistance during the Second World War PA 50/50 3 December 2019 Protesters against the visit of US President Trump during a demonstration near Buckingham Palace on the first day of the Nato Summit in London EPA The amendment would have required the government to seek continued participation in the Erasmus scheme, a programme that has allowed over 200,000 students to study and work in Europe since its inception in 1987. Thanks to EU funding, Erasumus gives students from disadvantaged backgrounds the means to experience a new culture, learn a different language and develop key life skills, opportunities previously reserved for those lucky ones funded by the bank of mum and dad. With more than 53% of students who choose to study abroad making use of Erasmus, it’s no wonder that the result in the commons caused a significant outcry. Sadly though, I cannot help but feel that no amount of angry tweets or petition signatures will be enough to change the government’s tune. After watching my school suffer from devastating funding cuts, my tuition fees soar to dizzying heights and the Help to Buy ISA scrapped, the government’s lukewarm attitude toward Erasmus was the final nail in the coffin for any hope that they might ever put young people first. Of course, Boris Johnson has attempted to stifle the nationwide backlash by assuring that “there is no threat to the Erasmus scheme”. But given the track record of the Conservatives, it appears unlikely that his words will be followed up with actions. Indeed, the language used by his ministers seems to betray just how low the programme actually ranks on the government’s list of priorities. Read more Read more: The Independent
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