COVID-19: Support for NEETs

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Economy – in the Northern Ireland Assembly at 2:00 pm on 29th September 2020.

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Photo of John O'Dowd John O'Dowd Sinn Féin 2:00 pm, 29th September 2020

The Minister will be aware that, since 2007, despite increased investment in Invest NI, it has actually created fewer jobs year on year. Does the Minister agree that we need to hold what we have at the moment and that there should be increased investment in apprenticeships, youth services and our students, so that we create a future for the young people who have been so badly affected by COVID-19?