Young Persons Guarantee

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 5th November 2020.

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Photo of Willie Rennie Willie Rennie Liberal Democrat

I want to thank Sandy Begbie for his work on this; I found his engagement very constructive.

I support the partnership approach, especially considering the myriad of schemes and funders, and different priorities. It is a good approach. I particularly welcome the mental health support, including today’s announcement.

I may have been hard of hearing, but I do not think that the economy secretary answered Iain Gray’s question about the living wage for all the jobs.

Finally, an awful lot of employers find it difficult to take on young people. How will the measures make it easier for them?