HC Deb 02 December 1958 vol 596 c121W
118. Mr. Short

asked the Minister of Labour whether he is satisfied that the opportunities for juvenile employment in Newcastle-upon-Tyne are adequate to absorb school leavers during the present school year; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Wood

The employment outlook for girls is better than it is for boys, and it may take rather longer to find employment for boys leaving school at Christmas and Easter than it did in previous years. Prospects for school leavers next summer will largely depend on the general employment situation in the area at that time.