Cash to stay on;In brief

14th May 1999 at 01:00
Teenagers from poor families will receive pound;40 a week, as an incentive to stay on at school or college. The scheme was announced by Chancellor Gordon Brown this week. Young people will be eligible if their families earn less than pound;13,000. The aim is to cut the 150,000 16 to 18-year-olds not in work, education or training.

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