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The Manpower Services Commission (MSC) was set up by government and operated from 1974-1988.<ref>Richard O'Brien (1988) The rise and fall of the manpower services commission, Policy Studies, 9:2, 3-8, DOI: 10.1080/01442878808423514</ref> Its purpose was to coordinate vocational training and manage and expand the government's vocational training programmes, and in particular to offer retraining and skills development to adults intending to re‐enter the workforce.<ref>[http://oxfordindex.oup.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803100131636 Oxford Index, Oxford University Press]</ref>
 
The Manpower Services Commission (MSC) was set up by government and operated from 1974-1988.<ref>Richard O'Brien (1988) The rise and fall of the manpower services commission, Policy Studies, 9:2, 3-8, DOI: 10.1080/01442878808423514</ref> Its purpose was to coordinate vocational training and manage and expand the government's vocational training programmes, and in particular to offer retraining and skills development to adults intending to re‐enter the workforce.<ref>[http://oxfordindex.oup.com/view/10.1093/oi/authority.20110803100131636 Oxford Index, Oxford University Press]</ref>
  
Some heritage railways used MSC programmes to fund labour to undertake projects. On the SVR this included [[GWR 829 Full Third]] and [[List of infrastructure#Track.2C_rails_and_sleepers|relaying of track at the north end of the line]] during the 1970s   
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Some heritage railways used MSC programmes to fund labour to undertake projects. On the SVR this included [[GWR 829 Full Third]], moving [[Bewdley Down Yard#In_preservation|Swindon Works' traverser]] and [[List of infrastructure#Track.2C_rails_and_sleepers|relaying of track at the north end of the line]] during the 1970s   
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
[[GWR 829 Full Third]]<br>
 
[[GWR 829 Full Third]]<br>
[[List of infrastructure]]
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[[List of infrastructure]]<br>
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[[Bewdley Down Yard#In_preservation|Swindon Works' traverser]]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Latest revision as of 08:24, 29 June 2020

The Manpower Services Commission (MSCManpower Services Commission or Manchester Ship Canal) was set up by government and operated from 1974-1988.[1] Its purpose was to coordinate vocational training and manage and expand the government's vocational training programmes, and in particular to offer retraining and skills development to adults intending to re‐enter the workforce.[2]

Some heritage railways used MSCManpower Services Commission or Manchester Ship Canal programmes to fund labour to undertake projects. On the SVRSevern Valley RailwaySVRA:Severn Valley Railway AssociationSVRS:Severn Valley Railway Society this included GWR 829 Full Third, moving Swindon Works' traverser and relaying of track at the north end of the line during the 1970s

See also

GWR 829 Full Third
List of infrastructure
Swindon Works' traverser

References

  1. Richard O'Brien (1988) The rise and fall of the manpower services commission, Policy Studies, 9:2, 3-8, DOI: 10.1080/01442878808423514
  2. Oxford Index, Oxford University Press

Links

Manpower Services Commission on Wikipedia