HC Deb 18 October 1950 vol 478 cc255-6W
Mr. Bevins

asked the Minister of Labour if, in view of the continued shortage of bricklayers in Liverpool and the availability of suitable trainees, he will sponsor a training scheme for bricklayers in Liverpool.

Mr. Isaacs

I am at present discussing with representatives of the building industry the general question of extending the Government vocational training arrangements for the building trades, to meet the serious shortage of craftsmen in different parts of the country. I can assure the hon. Member that the position on Merseyside has not been overlooked.

number called up in each year from 1946 to 1949: