§ Mr. Diamond
asked the Secretary of State for War how many officers are employed by the Directorate of Selection of Personnel, including W.O.S.B.s, and what are their ranks; how many of these officers hold academic qualifications in psychology and what are their ranks; and under what conditions is specialist 0r additional pay issued to officers employed by D.S.P.
§ Mr. Lawson
343 military officers, 42 A.T.S. officers and one civilian are employed by the Directorate of Selection of Personnel. The ranks of the military and A.T.S. officers are:
Military. Major-Generals 3 Brigadier 1 Colonels 15 Lieut.-Colonels 24 Majors 49 Captains 235 Lieutenants 16 343
A.T.S. Controller 1 Senior Commanders 8 Junior Commanders 23 Subalterns 10 42
Fifteen military officers, six A.T.S. officers and one civilian hold academic qualifications in psychology. Their ranks are:
Military. Colonel 1 Lieut.-Colonels 2 Majors 6 Captains 4 Lieutenants 2
A.T.S. Senior Commanders 2 Junior Commanders 3 Subalterns 1
Officers employed in the Directorate may qualify for additional pay, command pay, staff pay, etc., under normal rules. No specialist or other extra pay is payable to the psychologists as such, but 21 medical officers working with the organisation receive specialist pay as psychiatrists. These officers are not included in the numbers shown above.