HC Deb 03 December 1958 vol 596 cc125-6W
1. Mr. Owen

asked the Minister of Labour what progress has been made by the National Joint Advisory Committee to develop the intake into apprenticeship of the expected increase in the number of young persons entering employment.

Mr. Wood

The constituent organisations of the National Joint Advisory Council have established the Industrial Training Council, which is giving immediate attention to the training problems which arise from the increasing number of school leavers.

2. Mr. Owen

asked the Minister of Labour what steps are being taken to provide employment, other than apprentice- ship schemes, for the increasing number of young persons coming on to the labour market.

Mr. Wood

I would refer the hon. Member to the reply which I gave to the hon. Member for Fife, West (Mr. Hamilton) on 18th November.

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