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Metropolitan Juvenile Court

Volume 393: debated on Wednesday 3 November 1943

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asked the Home Secretary how many probation officers there were allocated to the London Juvenile Courts in 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942 and 1943; and how many children were under their supervision during the same periods?

The number of probation officers allocated to the Metropolitan Juvenile Court was:

  • On 31st December, 1939–28.
  • On 31st December, 1940–32.
  • On 31st December, 1941–28.
  • On 31st December, 1942–33.
The number at present so allocated is 36. An additional appointment has recently been authorised.
Diphtheria: Scotland.
Year.Total deaths.Children under 5.Children between 5 and 15.Persons over 15.
193843021619519
193939520017619
194067535228043
194151728118551
19422901579637
1943 (first half)126624321