Juveniles (Training Classes).

Oral Answers to Questions — Education. – in the House of Commons on 26th June 1922.

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Photo of Lord Henry Cavendish-Bentinck Lord Henry Cavendish-Bentinck , Nottingham South

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asked the President of the Board of Education whether, in view of the number of juveniles out of employment, he will, in conjunction with the Minister for Labour, institute classes similar to those provided during the period of demobilisation after the War?

Photo of Mr Herbert Fisher Mr Herbert Fisher , Combined English Universities

I regret that, in present financial circumstances, I do not feel justified in asking my right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer to agree to the expenditure which the Noble Lord's proposal would involve.

Photo of Lord Henry Cavendish-Bentinck Lord Henry Cavendish-Bentinck , Nottingham South

Is not the gross waste in subjecting the juveniles in this country to the demoralisation involved in idleness?