HC Deb 07 March 1988 vol 129 cc4-5W
Rev. Martin Smyth

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many(a) chief constables, (b) superintendents, (c) chief superintendents and (d) sergeants in police forces in England and Wales are (i) members of ethnic minorities and (ii) women; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Douglas Hogg

The position as at 31 December 1987 is as follows:

Rank Ethnic minorities Women
Chief constable
Chief superintendent 8
Superintendent 27
Sergeant 61 725