HC Deb 08 June 1962 vol 661 cc118-9W
Mr. C. Royle

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will state the number of inquiries which were made to his Department about entry into the probation service during the week following the publication of the Morison Report; and how many were made in the subsequent weeks to the latest convenient date.

Mr. R. A. Butler

494 letters of inquiry about entry into training for the probation service were received during the week ending on 24th March. During the following 10 weeks, ending on 2nd June, 4,099 such letters were received. In addition, many people visited or telephoned to the Department for information.

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