Hanging out aimlessly at youth clubs is so bad for teenagers they would be better off in front of the television at home, according to unpublished government research.

Margaret Hodge, the minister for children and young people, yesterday revealed that a study concludes that, far from supporting teenagers, clubs offering too little to youngsters could even help turn them to crime, drag down their performance at school and give them a lasting smoking habit.

0 comments… add one

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Skip to toolbar