§ Mr. Sillars
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list the latest establishment figures for uniformed police in each police authority; and if he will give actual staffing figures.
§ Lord James Douglas-Hamilton
The information requested is set out in the table:
Authorised police establishment and number of officers in post as at 30 September 1991 Establishment 1Number in post Central Scotland Police 643 624 Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary 384 357 Fife Constabulary 780 758 Grampian Police 1,178 1,140 Lothian and Borders Police 2,487 2,418 Northern Constabulary 654 635 Strathclyde Police 6,954 6,712 Tayside Police 1,057 1,016 1 The above figures exclude officers on secondment to other forces, central service, and so on.