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Equal Opportunities Officer

Volume 76: debated on Monday 1 April 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will now appoint a departmental equal opportunities officer with responsibility for co-ordinating the Civil Service policy of non-discrimination within his Department.

Two heads of personnel management divisions (grade 5) have been designated as equal opportunity officers, responsible for advising on the full scale of equal opportunity matters as they concern both sex and racial discrimination. One officer is concerned with staff in the Prison Department and Prison Department establishments, and the other with staff in the rest of the Home Office.