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Economic contribution of Urdd Gobaith Cymru

EDM (Early Day Motion) 132: tabled on 30 November 2023

Tabled in the 2023-24 session.

This motion has been signed by 2 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

This House welcomes an independent report by Arad Research which calculated that Urdd Gobaith Cymru, Wales’ National Youth Movement, contributed £44.9m to the Welsh economy during the 2022-23 financial year; notes that the Urdd’s turnover has increased by 88% over the last five years to £19.6m; further notes that every £1 in income received by the Urdd resulted in an economic value of £6.96; welcomes the fact that 42% of the 362 staff employed by the movement are under the age of 25; and congratulates the 80% of apprentices who participate in Urdd employment schemes and find work with the Organisation.

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