HC Deb 02 April 1987 vol 113 c593W
40. Mr. Lawler

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what is the current number of police officers from ethnic minorities compared with the figure for 1979.

Mr. Douglas Hogg

On 31 January 1987, 933 police officers in England and Wales were members of the ethnic minorities, compared with 268 on 31 December 1979.