asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the total number of the establishment of social workers under directors of social work in the regions of England; how many vacancies exist, as at the most convenient recent date; and how many places are currently filled by trained and untrained social workers, respectively.
In my reply of 17th April to my hon. Friend the Member for Blaydon (Mr. Woof)—[Vol. 890, c. 164.]
—I was able to give provisional figures for the total number of staff employed in local authority social services deparements in England as at 30th September 1974. I regret, however, that the available statistics for 1974 do not at present provide the degree of detail requested by the hon.
Whole-time equivalent of 3–6
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