HC Deb 13 May 1965 vol 712 c108W
50. Mr. Mapp

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what additional recruitment and training proposals are contemplated to meet the acute shortage of child-care officers and the requirements of the Children and Young Persons Act.

Miss Bacon

Courses of professional training, which produced 187 qualified child-care officers in 1964, are being expanded to an estimated output of 235 in 1965, 300 in 1966 and 400 in 1967.