§ Mr. Carter-Jones
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what action he has taken, or proposes to take, against employers who dismiss permanent employees and then take on young persons under the youth opportunities programme; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mrs. Renée Short
asked the Secretary of State for Employment (1) if he will set up special area boards of he Manpower Services Commission to control youth opportunities programme schemes in non-union shops and workplaces;
(2) if he will introduce regulations to ensure that all applications for employers to take part in youth opportunities programme schemes have to be countersigned by the trade unions in the workplace.
§ Mr. Foster
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what proportion of youth opportunities programme participants is placed into full-time employment for each Manpower Services Commission, special programmes division area, for each region, and for the United Kingdom as a whole.