HC Deb 20 December 1989 vol 164 c267W
Mr. Sheerman

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many applicants passed the police inititial recruitment examination in the Metropolitan police division in 1986, 1987 and 1988, broken down separately for white and black candidates.

Mr. Peter Lloyd

I understand from the Commissioner of Police for the Metropolis that the information is as follows:

Applicants who passed the PIR test
White Black1
1986 1,440 65
1987 1,306 74
1988 1,559 42
1 Includes all members of the ethnic minorities

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