HC Deb 12 December 1990 vol 182 cc443-4W
Mr. Battle

To ask the Secretary of State for Employment if he will estimate the number of those persons aged 16 and 17 years who are not undertaking a YTS placement.

Mr. Jackson

The latest, mid-1989, estimated total population figure of persons aged 16 and 17 years in Great Britain is 1,552,266. The number of persons in those age groups undertaking a YTS placement in July 1989 was 408,900.

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