Dismantling the Opportunity Lottery Social Mobility

Research shows that young people think differently about their future prospects according to where they live. Today’s younger generations are also finding it more difficult to get on the housing ladder, experience more uncertainty and slower pay progression as they begin their careers, and can expect less from the welfare state when they fall on hard times Why is this and how will the government’s new policy around Opportunity Areas help? Hear first hand what the latest central government policy is and how it will be implemented in practice.


Chaired by Michael Lynas, CEO of National Citizen Service. The Panel includes the Director of Scarborough Opportunity Area, Richard Benstead, Sarah Lewis from the Department for Education, Phil Sital Singh of UK Youth and Natalie Smith, a National Youth Association Young Trustee.

Session speaker:

Michael Lynas

CEO, National Citizen Service

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