HC Deb 28 January 1959 vol 598 c130W
Mr. Ernest Davies

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the authorised establishment, the present strength and by how much this falls below it, of the police forces of Scotland.

Mr. Maclay

At 31st December, 1958, the authorised male establishment of the Scottish police forces was 8,594, the strength 8,106 and the deficiency 488. For policewomen the comparable figures were 275, 248 and 27.