In Parliament today, Alan met a group of 11 students to support the Norstec Acadamy skills pilot.
The pilot scheme aims to encourage young people get into the offshore wind sector.
“Offshore wind brings huge economic benefits, including jobs and expertise, to the UK and the industry provides an opportunity to invest in essential skills and training for young people. Today I was very pleased to meet some of the enthusiastic young people who will one day lead this growing sector.”
“The Norstec Academy pilot is an excellent initiative and I am pleased to be a part of something which will help build the next generation of talent and will hopefully secure the future of a major part of the UK economy.”