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Young People, Chester-Le-Street

Volume 655: debated on Monday 5 March 1962

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asked the Minister of Labour what further measures he intends to take to deal with the problem of unemployed juveniles in the Chester-le-Street constituency area; and whether he will give particulars of these measures.

Eighty-eight young people were registered as unemployed at the Chester-le-Street Youth Employment Office in mid-February as compared with 111 the previous month. Out of the 246 who left school at Christmas, all but 20 had found employment by mid-February. The Youth Employment Service is making every effort to find suitable employment for these young people and will continue to do so.