HC Deb 22 April 1971 vol 815 c412W
Mr. Judd

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will make a detailed statement on the comparative numbers of trained and untrained staff in the child care and probation services.

Mr. Carlisle

On 31st March, 1970, whole-time field officers of the local authority child care services in England and Wales totalled 4,064, of whom 1,999 held a professional qualification. The figures for the probation and after-care service were 3,202 and 2,367.