Budget Bill: Second Stage

Part of Executive Committee Business – in the Northern Ireland Assembly at 7:15 pm on 9th February 2016.

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Photo of Peter Weir Peter Weir DUP 7:15 pm, 9th February 2016

I thank the Member for giving way. One tends to think purely of departmental budgets, but it is important to acknowledge that a number of projects in SIF have an educational focus. It was remiss of me not to mention them when I was covering education. Hopefully, that will make for a very positive intervention, particularly with our young people and the issue of underachievement.