§ Mr. Kilroy-Silk
asked the Secretary of State for Defence why his Department is no longer participating in the job release scheme.
§ Mr. Pattie
I refer the hon. Member to the replies I gave him on 8 February—[Vol. 17, c. 285]—and 17 March—[Vol. 20. c. 112.] My Department is continuing to operate the job release scheme under the modified 71W conditions announced by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Employment on 15 December 1981.—[Vol. 15, c. 153.]