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Training Schemes

Volume 344: debated on Wednesday 1 March 1939

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asked the Minister of Labour whether he is aware that in the United States there are civilian conservation corps camps for unemployed youths of from 17 to 23 years of age which are run by the army and whose members wear army uniform but do civilian development work, and that these camps are very popular and have a waiting list of applicants; and whether he will consider giving similar advantages to the younger unemployed of our own country?

I may remind my hon. and gallant Friend mat there is already a very successful training scheme in operation in this country for the unemployed, and the question of training in its relation to unemployment is under constant review by the Government.