§ Mr. Baldry
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what negotiation the Manpower Services Commission has been able to have with local authorities concerning the White Paper "Training for Jobs"; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Peter Morrison
There have been a number of meetings between the chairman and members of the Manpower Services Commission and the local authority association to discuss the implementation of the new arrangements for non-advanced further education announced in the White Paper "Training for Jobs". There have also been consultations at official level.