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Youth Training And Community Programme

Volume 76: debated on Monday 1 April 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Employment what new specific vocational opportunities he intends to introduce into the youth training scheme; and what initiatives he plans to promote, to extend the involvement of the private sector and charities in the community programme.

[pursuant to his reply, 29 March 1985]: We have asked the Manpower Services Commission to make detailed recommendations for an extended youth training scheme, including its design and content, after consultations with interested parties. We have also invited the commission to investigate immediately ways in which the community programme may be developed in relation to the private sector and charities and we are awaiting their response. £10 million may be available for experiments in this area.