Cash boost for Neets

19th February 2010 at 00:00

The Assembly government has found an extra #163;49 million to help young people aged 16-24 not in employment, education or training (Neets). Education minister Leighton Andrews said the cash will fund apprenticeship and recruitment schemes, student finance, and education and training places. The minister also announced the formation of a new group to examine the government's response to youth unemployment, which will identify gaps in provision and look at how schemes can be simplified.

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