HC Deb 12 December 1950 vol 482 c142W
94. Mr. Dodds-Parker

asked the Minister of National Insurance whether she is aware that many youths of over 18 on leaving school have an unemployed period while waiting to go to a university; that, if such youths are turned down, this period is extended while they are waiting to be called up for National Service; and whether, if such boys are rejected for National Service and enter civilian employment without stamped cards, she will, in all cases of this kind, allow the insurance credits on application to her Department for the period in question.

Mr. B. Taylor

My right hon. Friend cannot see her way to extend the existing provisions for the grant of credits on the lines suggested by the hon. Member.

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