Youth Unemployment

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland – in the House of Commons am 12:00 am ar 27 Chwefror 1997.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

Photo of Michael Ancram Michael Ancram The Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office 12:00, 27 Chwefror 1997

Indeed it has, and I am grateful to my hon. Friend for making that point. It is also interesting to note that, in September 1996, employment was at the highest September figure ever. That also bodes well for the Province. The decrease reflects the fact that there has been much inward investment. The Government's economic policies have been good. Particularly by not signing up for the social chapter, we have managed to attract industry to Northern Ireland which otherwise would not have come.