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Promotion Boards

Volume 885: debated on Tuesday 28 January 1975

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asked the Minister for the Civil Service if it is standard practice to ensure that there is at least one woman member on a promotion board.

Whenever possible, promotion boards consist of both men and women. Departments have been asked to pay special attention to ensuring that women play their full part in the selection of staff for promotion, subject to the requirement that only fully suitable officers should be appointed to promotion boards.