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Probation Officers

Volume 455: debated on Monday 15 January 2007

16. To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many vacant positions there are for probation officers. (114690)

Figures for 31 March 2006 show that there were a total of 8,262.50 full-time equivalent probation officers in post in England and Wales. On the same date there were 227.70 full-time equivalent vacancies that were actively being recruited to, which accounted for 2.68 per cent. of the total posts available at that time.