§ Mr. Hinchliffe
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will make a statement on his targets for civilianisation of the police force. 
§ Mr. Maclean
The allocation of staff within a police force is a matter for the chief constable. Her Majesty's inspectorate of constabulary encourages forces to civilianise posts in appropriate cases, and monitors progress as part of its inspection process.