asked the Secretary of State for Social Services, further to his answer in the Official Report, 9th May, column 324, on student grants, what are the relevant percentages of social workers holding professional qualifications in residential and day services.
pursuant to his answer [Official Report, 17th June 1977; Vol. 933, c. 303–4], gave the following information:It is not known how many staff in these services hold the Certificate of Qualification in Social Work. The most recent information which is available relates to full-time staff in post in social services departments in England on 30th September 1975. There were then:
The information above does not include that for staff of Surrey or Trafford Departments, who did not submit qualifications information.