There are 18 police matrons permanently attached to stations who receive a salary of £1 1s. a week, and six van matrons, who accompany female prisoners to Holloway, two of whom are paid 18s. a week, while four, who are employed part-time, receive 10s. a week. At any station where there is no permanent matron, women are employed as and when required, and they are paid according to the period for which they are employed up to a maximum of 10s. for any one day. None of the matrons receives any other allowance.