"Goodness knows I've never liked your profession

“Goodness knows I’ve never liked your profession, Bill, but there is this to be said for it, that it’s earned you good money and made it possible for us to give Harold as good an education as any duke ever had,
I’m sure.”
(a) Whose statement is this?
(b) Which word in the extract is a synonym of ‘vocation’?
© What does this statement indicate?

(a) Jane Bramble speaks these words.
(b) The word is ‘profession’.
© This .statement indicates that Mrs Bramble is very much concerned about her son’s education and for this reason, she doesn’t want her husband to quit boxing.