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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 9th July 1981.

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Photo of Mr Ron Leighton Mr Ron Leighton , Newham North East 12:00 am, 9th July 1981

Does the right hon. Lady accept that it was entirely predictable, and predicted, that if society sent half our younger generation straight from school to the dole queue it would cause grave damage to our social fabric? Does she also agree that if society rejects those young people and says that it has no use for them, they are likely to reject society and act in an anti-social way? Unless the Government provide our young people with employment, they will create a situation in which the police will be asked to contain the impossible.