§ Mr. Biffen
asked the Minister of Labour what was the number placed in employment in public administration (Standard Industrial Classification Order XXIV) during 1966; and what percentage change this represents over the figure for 1965.
§ Mr. Fernyhough
During 1966, Employment Exchanges and Youth Employment Offices in Great Britain effected 94,223 placings in Order XXIV of the Standard Industrial Classification. This was 10.8 per cent. higher than the corresponding figure for 1965.