HC Deb 12 November 1969 vol 791 c87W
55. Mr. Edward M. Taylor

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what was the total net recruitment to Scottish police forces in the first 10 months of 1969; and what were the comparable figures in the first 10 months of 1967 and 1965.

Mr. Ross

In the first ten months of 1969 there was a net decrease of7 police officers in Scotland. In the same periods of 1967 and 1965 there were net increases of 23 and 281 respectively.