HC Deb 27 July 1960 vol 627 c166W
Miss Vickers

asked the Minister of Health whether he will make a statement about the Government's policy with regard to the recommendations in the Report of the Younghusband Working Party on social workers in the local authority, health and welfare services.

Miss Pitt

Yes. In the light of the consultations with interested bodies the Government accept generally the main recommendations in this Report. We propose to introduce legislation to establish a National Council for Social Work Training, and so far as England and Wales are concerned this will also provide for the setting up of a separate but associated council for the training of health visitors.

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