HC Deb 23 July 2002 vol 389 cc1093-4W
Mr. Woodward

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what estimate his Department has made of the shortfall of social workers in(a) St. Helens, (b) Merseyside, (c) the North West and (d) England. [71281]

Jacqui Smith

Information on vacancy rates for social workers is not available centrally.