HC Deb 17 February 1972 vol 831 c143W
37. Mr. Sydney Chapman

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the strength of the probation service on 1st January, 1972; and how many additional training places were provided between 1st July, 1970, and 31st December, 1971.

Mr. Carlisle

Three thousand six hundred and eighty-nine whole-time and 80 part-time officers were in post on 31st December, 1971. The answer to the second part of the Question is 122.