HC Deb 29 May 1970 vol 801 cc596-7W
Mr. Gardner

asked the Secretary of State for Employment and Productivity if she will now make a statement about the future of the employment service.

Mrs. Castle:

Yes. A fundamental review of the present service has been proceeding for some time and I am today issuing a consultative document to interested organisations. This document contains proposals for the development of a new expert national manpower service to replace the present employment service. It also raises for discussion the question of the future of the Youth Employment Service.

I have arranged for copies of the document to be available in the Vote Office.

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