HC Deb 06 December 1922 vol 159 c1807W
Viscountess ASTOR

asked the Minister of Labour what steps the Government are prepared to take to deal with the problem of juvenile unemployment, in view of the fact that the total number of juveniles registered at Employment Exchanges is now 124,517, and that the actual number unemployed is known to be very considerably greater?


I can assure the Noble Lady that I am fully conscious of the gravity of the problem of juvenile unemployment, and I am at the moment considering, in consultation with my right hon. Friend the President of the Board of Education, what steps can be taken to deal with it.

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