One in five young people expect to 'end up on benefits'

The Prince's Trust is calling for more vocational support for those with poor grades Credit: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

One in five young people in Wales leaving school with poor grades believe they will end up on benefits, according to The Prince's Trust. With exam results due out soon, the Trust is now calling for more vocational support for those leaving school with few qualifications.

The youth charity found that over one in ten young people in Wales believe their exam results will "always" hold them back and more than one in three young believe those who fail their exams will struggle to find a job in the future.

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1 in 5 expect to live on benefits

A report by the Prince's Trust warns that poor exam results could cause thousands of young people across Wales to abandon their ambitions. The youth charity says one in five young people expect to end up on benefits.