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Job Opportunities And Employability Skills For Young People

EDM number 1183 in 2013-14, proposed by Fiona Bruce on 13/03/2014.
Categorised under the topics of Children and families, Employment and Training.

That this House celebrates the value and significance of young people in the workforce and notes the need for stronger connections between schools, colleges and businesses, to provide greater and more streamlined opportunities for young people to enter the world of work, as recommended by the British Chambers of Commerce, Skills and Employment Manifesto; further notes the importance that employers place on skills and attributes such as effective communication, literacy, self-management, a positive attitude, people skills, team-working, problem solving and commercial awareness; and urges schools, businesses, Chambers, local enterprise partnerships, local government and the Government to work collaboratively to help promote and develop such employability skills and job opportunities for young people.

This motion has been signed by a total of 19 MPs.

Fiona Bruce13/03/2014CongletonConservativeProposed
Tracey Crouch13/03/2014Chatham and AylesfordConservativeSeconded
David Amess13/03/2014Southend WestConservativeSeconded
Peter Bottomley13/03/2014Worthing WestConservativeSeconded
David Ward19/03/2014Bradford EastLiberal DemocratSeconded
John Leech19/03/2014Manchester, WithingtonLiberal DemocratSeconded
Mary Glindon20/03/2014North TynesideLabourSigned
Jim Shannon24/03/2014StrangfordDUPSigned
Jack Lopresti24/03/2014Filton and Bradley StokeConservativeSigned
Jim Cunningham24/03/2014Coventry SouthLabourSigned
Gordon Henderson25/03/2014Sittingbourne and SheppeyConservativeSigned
Mike Hancock26/03/2014Portsmouth SouthLiberal DemocratSigned
Mark Williams26/03/2014CeredigionLiberal DemocratSigned
Roger Williams26/03/2014Brecon and RadnorshireLiberal DemocratSigned
Gregory Campbell26/03/2014East LondonderryDUPSigned
Naomi Long27/03/2014Belfast EastAllianceSigned
Sammy Wilson02/04/2014East AntrimDUPSigned
Joan Walley03/04/2014Stoke-on-Trent NorthLabourSigned
Tony Cunningham10/04/2014WorkingtonLabourSigned

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