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Police Forces

Volume 720: debated on Tuesday 16 November 1965

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many Scottish police authorities were below their authorised strengths at the latest available date; how many were up to authorised strength; and what shortage existed in the Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Dundee areas.

At 31st October, 1965, 28 police forces were below authorised male establishment, but of these, 12 were within 5 per cent. of establishment; three forces were up to establishment. The corresponding figures for women were 18 forces below and 12 up to strength. (One force does not have policewomen.) Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Dundee were below establishment by 9·3, 10·3, 1·2, and 12·4 per cent. respectively, men and women together.

NamePublic BodyRemuneration
£
Mr. R. H. W. Bruce, Sand Lodge, Sandwick, Shetland.(1) Highland Transport Board (Chairman)2,000
(2) Crofters Commission1,000
Dr. W. J. Lyon Dean, O.B.E., J.P., St. Gerardines, Lossiemouth, Morayshire.(1) Herring Industry Board*1,000
(2) White Fish Authority and Scottish Committee of that Authority*1,500
Rt. Hon. Lord Lloyd, Clouds Hill, Offley, Hitchin, Herts.(1) Herring Industry Board*1,000
(2) White Fish Authority*1,000
Mr. James A. Keyden, St. Malo, Kilmacolm, Renfrewshire.(1) Highland Transport Board1,000
(2) Cumbernauld Development Corporation500
(3) Scottish Milk Marketing Board
* Appointed jointly by the Secretary of State for the Home Department, the Secretary of State for Scotland and the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food.
† Such emoluments as the Board, subject to the agreement of producers, may decide.