§ Mr. Kilfedder
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what is the present position with regard to the recruitment of nurses at Northern Ireland hospitals; how many young persons, both male and female, entered probation training in each of the last three years; how many completed probation in each of these years; and what changes have been made with regard to academic entry standards since 1972.
§ Mr. Merlyn Rees
Following is the information:
As regards the march on 1st February organised by the Derry Comhairlecheantair, the Chief Constable took the view that since the march fell within the exception in Section 1(1) of the Public Order Act (Northern Ireland) 1951 fora public procession which is customarily held along a particular route",the requirement to give written notification did not apply.