HC Deb 27 October 1960 vol 627 cc321-2W
Mr. Randall

asked the Minister of Labour the numbers of boys and girls leaving school for employment after the summer holidays in the Gateshead district, the numbers placed in employment, and the numbers of unemployed; and what action he proposes to assist those in obtaining employment.

Mr. P. Thomas

310 boys and 388 girls left schools in the Borough of Gateshead at the end of the summer term this year. On 10th October, 22 boys and one girl were still seeking employment. The Youth Employment Service is assisting them to obtain suitable employment.