§ 56. Mr. Alex Carlile
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he has any proposals for increasing funding for the probation service over the next five years; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Mellor
The Government's plan for expenditure on the probation service are set out in their 1987 public expenditure White Paper (Cmnd. 56-II), published in January. The White Paper covers the years up to and including 1989–90, beyond which there are as yet no plans.