HC Deb 09 March 1981 vol 1000 cc249-50W
Mr. Kilroy·Silk

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services how many police reports on conviction and on character were made on (a) persons employed in the care of children in residential homes, (b) community homes, (c) children's homes, (d) probation hostels or probation

Mr. Ralph Howell

asked the Secretary of State for Industry what have been the turnover, profit or loss and net assets of Redpath Dorman Long in each year since 1970.

Mr. Michael Marshall

Following is the information, which has been abstracted from the annual reports of the British Steel Corporation:

homes and (e) youth leaders in the last year for which figures are available; and how many of the individuals concerned were informed about the reports on them.

Sir George Young

During 1980 the police drew the Department's attention to 73 instances where a person engaged in residential social work with children or a youth leader was convicted of a criminal offence. This information is used by the Department only to direct potential employers in the child care field, on a specific request from them, to relevent referees. Police reports on character are not received.