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8th October 1999 at 01:00
THE 19th annual edition of the Young Scot package is being launched in Glasgow today (Friday) by Sam Galbraith, the Children and Education Minister. More than 33,000 S4 pupils will receive discounts as well as advice and information.

Only last week, Tony Blair, at Labour's conference in Bournemouth, pledged to trial a smart card in England and Wales to entice 16 to 18-year-olds to stay in education by offering a range of financial incentives.

But Graeme Robertson, Young Scot's general manager, said there were no plans to extend the scheme north of the border.

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