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Social Services: Leeds

Volume 488: debated on Wednesday 25 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health (1) what steps his Department is taking to ensure recruitment of adequate numbers of social workers in the Leeds city area; (257076)

(2) how many social worker vacancies there are in the Leeds metropolitan area.

This information is not held centrally.

Recruitment of social work staff is a matter for the employer concerned.

The Department has worked with stakeholders and employers in planning this year’s national social care recruitment campaign.