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Older Persons (Employment Opportunities)

Volume 23: debated on Tuesday 4 May 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will introduce a scheme to provide employment opportunities for unemployed persons in their late fifties; and if he will make a statement.

We have no plans at present to introduce a special employment scheme for this group, but help is already available to them from a number of the services and programmes operated by the Manpower Services Commission.