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Youth Mobility Scheme

EDM (Early Day Motion) 230: tabled on 22 June 2021

Tabled in the 2021-22 session.

This motion has been signed by 6 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House recognises the benefits of the Youth Mobility Scheme which allows young people to live, work and study in the UK for up to 24 months; notes the importance of that scheme to the development of young people’s understanding of different countries and cultures; further notes that scheme stimulates investment in tourist activities and language schools; recognises that scheme further supports the economy by providing a route for prospective au pairs, who provide an affordable and flexible childcare solution, to come to the UK from other countries and vice versa; acknowledges that scheme is limited in scope in terms of countries that can take part and number of places available; laments that EU countries are not included in the scheme; and urges the Government to expand the scope of the Youth Mobility Scheme in recognition of the benefits it delivers to young people.