WQ90701 (e) Tabled on 24/01/2024

Has an equalities impact assessment been undertaken into the Welsh Government's decision to cut the employability and skills budget by £19 million, particularly with regards to the impact this will have on the young person's guarantee and programmes like Jobs Growth Wales+, Big Ideas Wales, Communities for Work+ and ReAct+?

Answered by Minister for Economy | Answered on 02/02/2024

The impact of the £19 million cuts to employability, skills and self-employment related budgets were considered at each stage of the draft budget process for our key employability programmes, including equality impact assessments for Jobs Growth Wales+, React+, Communities for Work+ and Big Ideas Wales.