HC Deb 06 April 1976 vol 909 cc103-4W
Mrs. Hayman

asked the Minister for the Civil Service what posts in the public service cannot be held by persons who are not citizens of the United Kingdom and Colonies.

Mr. Charles R. Morris

As my hon. Friend will appreciate, I can only answer for the Civil Service. To be eligible for any appointment in the Civil Service candidates must be British subjects—which in this context includes citizens of the Commonwealth and the Irish Republic, and in some cases British protected persons—and in addition satisfy certain other conditions. The only exceptions to this rule are those allowed by the Aliens Employment Act 1955.