§ 48. Mr. Craigen
asked the Secretary of State for Employment what response he has had from the Manpower Services Commission over the introduction of the armed services youth training scheme.
§ Mr. Moyle
asked the Secretary of State for Employment, pursuant to the reply by the hon. Member for Weston-super-Mare (Mr. Wiggin) to the hon. Member 258W for West Stirlingshire (Mr. Canavan) on 3 May, if he will list the trade unions and other bodies he consulted in connection with the armed forces youth training scheme.
§ Mr. Peter Morrison
We undertook no such consultations, nor would they have been appropriate. The hon. Member is aware that the armed services youth training scheme is the responsibility of my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Defence.