§ 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.