HC Deb 19 December 1928 vol 223 cc3047-8W

asked the Minister of Labour the number of juveniles at present under training at the training centres of Blaina and Abertillery, and the number who have been placed in employment from the above centres during the year 1928?


The average daily attendance of boys at the juvenile unemployment centres at Blaina and Abertillery was 78 and 75 for the week ending 14th December. The numbers transferred to employment in other districts since February, 1928, are 89 and 63.


asked the Minister of Labour the districts where juvenile training centres have been established in South Wales and the number of persons in attendance at each centre, with the average weekly cost per person in attendance?


The following table gives the information asked for in the first two parts of the question. The total average daily attendance is 2,067 for the week ending 7th December. The weekly cost in respect of recurring expenditure (including travelling expenses) was, during the six months eliding 30th September, approximately 6s. 4d. per juvenile in attendance at the centres in South Wales.

Centre. Average daily attendance during week ended 7th December, 1928.
Boys. Girls. Total.
Aberdare 121 121
Abertillery 88 88
Ammanford 88 88
Bargoed 74 74
Blaina 81 81
Caerphilly 125 125
Cardiff 131 139 270
Ebbw Vale 125 125
Ferndale 134 134
Maestag 108 108
Merthyr Tydfil 53 53
Neath 101 101
Pontypool 75 75
Pontypridd 126 126
Port Talbot 111 111
Swansea 229 229
Tonypandy 158 158
Total 1,928 139 2,067