HC Deb 05 February 1973 vol 850 cc18-9W
45. Dame Irene Ward

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether the recommendations for a new pay structure for the probation service as recommended by the Butterworth Committee in its report of August 1972 are now in operation; and if not when action will be taken to implement the proposals in full.

Mr. Carlisle

The main probation salary recommendations in the Butterworth Report were implemented by 1st November last, and the new pay scales had effect from 1st July 1972. The joint negotiating committee for the probation service is arranging to meet within the next month to consider the longer-term arrangements for the selection of main grade officers for the higher "B" salary scale.