Government must focus on education to address unemployment problem in West

The government must focus on education to pull people in the West out of long-term unemployment.

That's according to The Western Development Commission, which is calling on the government to focus on the '3 Es' - education, enterprise and employment.

The group says that's the only way to tackle long-term unemployment in the region.

Pauline White is a policy analyst at the Western Development Commission:

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