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School Leavers

Volume 130: debated on Tuesday 29 March 1988

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To ask the Secretary of State for Employment what proportion of school leavers within the metropolitan borough of Rotherham secured full-time employment apart from Government schemes in 1987.

Records maintained by the metropolitan borough of Rotherham careers service show that at 10 March 1988, 545 (18.6 per cent.) of the 16-year-old pupils who left school in Rotherham in 1987 were in employment outside YTS. Separate figures for full and part-time employment are not available.