Youth Unemployment

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

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

I will look into that, but I do not have an answer at the moment. I will ask my noble Friend Baroness Denton, and I will write to the hon. Gentleman. We are concerned about the marginalisation of young people in Northern Ireland, precisely because of the activities that the young unemployed can get up to. Unemployment is a priority in the Department of Education, and an interdepartmental working group is addressing the issue. I hope that it will report later this year.