§ Mr. Gwilym Roberts
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will carry out a study into the part-time employment of schoolchildren under 16 28W years of age with the aim of preventing their exploitation; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Harold Walker
I am not convinced that a study by my Department of the wages paid to schoolchildren under 16 years of age in part-time employment would be justified at present. Questions about the hours of employment of school-children under 16 years of age should be addressed to my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Social Services.