The Government have decided that the Scientific Civil Service is to be reorganized. They are deeply conscious of the contribution made by science towards the winning of the war, a contribution which may have altered the whole course of the war and has certainly shortened its duration. They are equally conscious of the contribution which science can make during peace to the efficiency of production, to higher standards of living, to improved health, and to the means of defence. They are resolved that the conditions of service for scientists working for the Government shall be such as to attract into the Civil Service scientifically qualified men and women of high calibre, and to enable them after entry to make the best use of their abilities, in order that scientists in the Government Service may play their full part in the development of the nation's resources and the promotion of the nation's well‐being.
(1945), "The Scientific Civil Service: Reorganization and Recruitment during the Reconstruction Period", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 17 No. 10, pp. 280-288. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb031293
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