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 Dr Norman Godman Dr Norman Godman , Greenock and Port Glasgow 12:00, 27 Chwefror 1997

Does the Minister agree that many unemployed youngsters are badly handicapped in the labour market by their appalling lack of educational qualifications? Is it not time for a radical reappraisal of the policy for targeting social needs funds? Those funds should be wholly directed to schools in deprived areas.