HC Deb 13 March 1958 vol 584 cc77-8W
Mr. Awbery

asked the Minister of Education if he is aware that apprentices and young men generally are able to attend evening classes and educational sandwich courses but that these are not available to young men and apprentices who go to sea; and if he will consider establishing a special correspondence course for these men who desire it and whose occupation precludes them from taking advantage of present facilities.

Mr. Geoffrey Lloyd

A number of correspondence courses, and also refresher courses to be taken between voyages, have for some time been available for young men entering or serving in the Merchant Navy.

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