HC Deb 18 January 1972 vol 829 c138W
Mr. James Hill

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what progress is being made, in conjunction with the raising of the school leaving age to 16 years, with her consideration of action to amend the law to permit work experience schemes for pupils under the statutory school leaving age to be employed by commercial concerns.

Mrs. Thatcher

The consultations are complete. Legislation will be introduced as soon as parliamentary time permits.