§ 30. Mr. William Hamilton
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if, in view of the situation in respect of youth unemployment in Fife and elsewhere, he will consider implementing the recommendations submitted to him by the Education Committee of Fife Regional Council.
§ 57. Mr. Gourlay
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what reply he has given to the Education Committee of Fife Regional Council to its proposal that a financial inducement should be given to employers who recruit young staff in excess of their normal recruiting needs.
§ Mr. John Fraser
The Government are well aware of the possible solutions to the problem of youth unemployment put forward by the Fife Regional Council in the letter which my hon. Friend the Member for Fife, Central (Mr. Hamilton) has kindly forwarded to me. They are already receiving consideration, together with other measures to counter unemployment.