HC Deb 01 February 1956 vol 548 cc115-6W
68. Captain Kerby

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies how many members of the oversea Civil Service have been appointed to the post of Permanent Under-Secretary of State in his Department, in the last quarter of a century.

Mr. Lennox-Boyd

Of the five Permanent Under-Secretaries who have served since 1930 two had previously held senior office overseas.