§ 41. Mr. Hooson
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the complement accepted for the last training course for probation officers; and how many applicants there were for this course.188W
§ Mr. Carlisle
Training courses for probation officers are provided by universities polytechnics and other colleges of further education and at the Home Office Training Centre, which has three intakes a year. Altogether, 547 probation students were accepted for professional training in 1972, from a total of about 4,500 applicants.