HC Deb 25 March 1980 vol 981 cc471-2W
Q8. Mr. David Price

asked the Prime Minister if she will take appropriate measures to ensure that civil servants with scientific and engineering qualifications have a better chance of reaching under-secretary rank and above than at present.

Sir Keith Joseph

I have been asked to reply.

These posts are and will continue to be filled by the person regarded as best suited to do the job successfully.