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Vacancies (Notification)

Volume 893: debated on Monday 16 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will consider introducing compulsory notification of vacancies if the total unemployed exceeds 1 million.

Previous experience of the compulsory notification of vacancies proved that the system was time consuming, inhibited the most effective use of staff resources and was difficult to enforce, and I am not convinced that it would help to reduce unemployment.