HC Deb 01 February 1989 vol 146 c252W
Mr. Cohen

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will establish an inquiry into the extent of sex discrimination in employment in police forces, and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Douglas Hogg

No. Chief officers of police are aware that the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 applies to the police and that, subject to the specific exceptions provided by section 17(2), any sex discrimination in the treatment of police officers is unlawful.

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