Former MP, Preston North
Will my hon. Friend explain why he has not included a definition of social education in the provisions of the Bill? It is obviously necessary to explain those words to the House.
The Bill at least offers a charter for young people. It recognises what has been done in the past for them and the many services which are now provided for young people. It also acknowledges the great need for much more extended services than have been provided in the past. In principle, I approve of the two main duties imposed on local education authorities by Clauses 1 and 2. First is the...
With respect, I do not agree with my hon. Friend. On the first point, I do not agree that 14 is a sensible age to fix. It ought to be below that age in respect of the services to be provided. Second, at the upper limit, I do not agree that adults are included in youth. These so-called young adults are nevertheless adults in law and in every other way. They should not take part in youth...
Former MP for Preston North
Entered the House of Commons on 18 June 1970 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 8 February 1974 — General election
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