HC Deb 25 January 1963 vol 670 cc109-10W
Mr. Prentice

asked the Minister of Labour what consideration is being given to the question of raising the age level below which the Youth Employment Service can give vocational guidance to young people; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Hare

The first need is to develop the Service more fully for the persons already defined in Section 7 of the Employment and Training Act, 1948. Until this is done it is premature to consider an extension to other categories.

machinery for the joint consideration of safety and health problems, and I have suggested that the unions approach the employers about this. My Department will be glad to maintain close liaison with any organisation which might be set up.