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Further Education (Day Release)

Volume 892: debated on Friday 16 May 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will give details of the numbers of young people under 18 years obtaining day release from employment for further education in Scotland at the latest date available.

The latest available figures are those for session 1973–74, when about 26,000 young people were released from employment to attend part-time day further education courses either on one day per week or for continuous periods—blocks—of between two and six weeks at a time.