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School Leavers, Acton

Volume 639: debated on Wednesday 3 May 1961

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asked the Minister of Labour, how many Easter school leavers are registered this year at Acton Employment Exchange; and how many of these are still awaiting employment.

Sixty-eight boys and 60 girls; by 10th April, none was still awaiting employment.

While I thank my hon. Friend for his reply, may I ask whether he would agree that the small numbers involved indicate a most encouraging trend among young people towards continuing at school at the end of the scholastic year? Does he not think that employers and potential employers should take note of this change when making future arrangements?

I agree with my hon. Friend. In the Acton area, there is a good variety of employment and training opportunities for young people.