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MSC employment scheme

Title
MSC employment scheme
Genre
Interview; Documentary
TX Date
31 Aug 1985
Year of production
1985
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Duration
00:25:09
Description
Documentary on the Manpower Services Commission scheme whereby young people are given jobs in community services during times of unemployment. Includes comment from Labour MP, Clare Short; Conservative MP, Francis Maude; Liberal MP, David Penhaligon, on the work done through the scheme in his Cornish constituency; Chris Hignett, Islington Community Services; Bob Cannon, MSC project; Aidan O’Toole, scheme participant; Olive Brown, a satisfied customer; the Reverend Peter Curry, a sponsor; Lorraine Draper, mother of two disabled sons attending the Huddleston Centre, Hackney; Jeremy Hutchison, former co-ordinator of the Centre; Robert High(?), staff member at the Bridge House, Enfield; Lorna Marsh(?), ditto; John Burke, Family Aid; Maria Wynn(?), unsuccessful scheme applicant; Ammat(?) Ibraham(?), scheme participant; Lindsay Graham, manager of a hospital-based project; Barrymore(?) John, scheme participant; Valerie Wise(?), scheme participant. Male reporter not identified. Includes music by UB40.
Contributors
David Penhaligon; Clare Short; Francis Maude; Chris Hignett; Bob Cannon; Aidan O’Toole; Olive Brown; Peter Curry; Jeremy Hutchison; Lorraine Draper; Lorna Marsh(?); Robert High(?); John Burke; Maria Wynn(?); Lindsay Graham; Barrymore(?) John; Valerie Wise(?); Ammat(?) Ibraham(?)
Keywords
London; Government; Crime; Law; Conservative Party; Unemployment; Employment; Public services; Children (age group); Hackney; Community; Cornwall; Disabled children; Tottenham; Right to employment; Enfield; Manpower Services Commission; Huddleston Centre; Bridge House; Prince of Wales Hospital

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