HC Deb 15 February 1968 vol 758 c396W
51. Mr. Evelyn King

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department when the new rank of senior officer is to be introduced into the Prison Service.

Mr. Callaghan:

Agreement to introduce the rank of senior officer was reached on 7th February and promotion boards will start to interview eligible officers within a few weeks. It is expected that the first appointments will be made in the spring.