More than 11,000 young people have been supported to find jobs during the first year of the Welsh Government’s flagship youth employment programme, Economy Minister, Vaughan Gething has confirmed.

  • Economy Minister publishes annual report on first year of flagship Young Person’s Guarantee, designed to help young people into work and reduce youth unemployment.
  • Minister confirms extra support for young people taking part in Jobs Growth Wales + programmes, that are struggling with the cost-of-living crisis, from extra support for traveling costs to free meals.

The Welsh Government’s Young Person’s Guarantee (YPG) provides under 25s in Wales with the offer of support to gain a place in education or training, find a job or become self-employed. Ministers have committed £1.4 billion a year to support young people across Wales under the YPG’s wider range of programmes.

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