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Item 2: Order Paper 18 08/09 – 18 November 2008

Private Members’ Business - Motions

Motion - Education, Employment and Training

That this Assembly expresses its concerns at the number of 16-19 year olds who are not in education, employment or training; and calls on the Minister for Employment and Learning to outline his actions to address this situation.

[Ms S Ramsey]
[Mrs M O’Neill]
[Ms C McGill]
[Mr P Butler]

The Speaker has selected the following amendment(s) for debate:

Amendment 1: At end insert:

‘; and further expresses concern at the number of 16 year olds who leave school with few or no qualifications; and calls on the Minister of Education to outline her actions to improve the qualifications/skills base of 14 to 16 year olds.’

[Mr A Attwood]
[Mr D Bradley