HC Deb 11 March 1948 vol 448 c175W
75. Mr. Austin

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he is satisfied that the present pay of probation officers is adequate and is likely to encourage further recruitment for this service.

Mr. Ede

Yes. The present salary scales for probation officers have been in operation for 15 months. They compare favourably with those for professional social workers in other fields and for teachers, and I have no reason to think that they deter suitable recruits from entering the service.

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