(From Leicester Mercury)
Only 1.3 per cent of Leicester Polytechnic students were unemployed three months after graduating last year, director Mr David Bethel said yesterday.
The powerful Amalgamated Engineering Union and the General Iron Fitters Association have officially recognised the four-week-old strike at the three Rolls Royce Scottish factories caused over one man.
"The 1980 output almost certainly have followed the same pattern. Our product, skilled manpower, is marketable even in these times of unemployment, " said Mr Bethel at the annual degree and diploma award ceremony in De Montfort Hall. He said the polytechnic had …