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Police: Recruitment Criteria - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:52 pm on 2nd April 2019.

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Photo of Lord Marlesford Lord Marlesford Conservative 2:52 pm, 2nd April 2019

My Lords, in the days of national service—my noble friend will not remember those herself—12 weeks of very tough basic training, followed by 16 weeks at an officer cadet school, produced some outstanding officers who were well qualified for the job.