HC Deb 03 February 1972 vol 830 c165W
59. Mr. David Stoddart

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what action he intends to take to assist the 1,300 people at Swindon railway workshops whom British Railways Board say they intend to make redundant in 1972 and 1973, to find alternative satisfactory employment.

Mr. Bryan

It is too early yet to make any detailed arrangements, but the hon. Member can be assured that my Department will do all it can by such means as "job teams" for advance interviewing, special canvassing of employers, and the offer of training opportunities where appropriate.

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