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Exhibition 1971

Directorate of Telecommunications
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Introduction
This section broadly outlines what the Directorate was about, identify its responsibilities, who were its customers, the organisational structure and to outline some of its history.

Information used in this section includes articles drawn from a set of papers produced by the Directorate in 1971 for an exhibition held at Leicester University. The papers were intended to provide visiting members of the Police and Fire Services with a record of the talks and topics of then current interest and importance..

page updated: 10/09/16

Topic

 Description

Administration

An overview of the administrative side of the Directorate written by R.J.P Hayes in 1971

Field Organisation

Written by A.N. Holdstock in 1971, this section gives an overview of the field services side of the Directorate at that time

History

This sub-section contains articles covering the history of the Directorate, including early origins.   Current topics are:

Locations

This section is to be expanded and currently contains an overview of the Directorates major establishments and their geographical locations

Other

This section is a ‘catch all’ for topics associated with the Directorate, but not necessarily covered elsewhere in this site:

Call Signs
Civil Defence
Job Card System
Mountain Rescue
Radiac
Recruitment 1957

Quality Assurance

This section outlines DTELS achieving BS5750 accreditation and contains a booklet and awarded BSI and LMRQAS certification

Structure

This section contains a small number of organisation structure charts for the period 1947 onwards

Touche Ross

This section contains a report written by the consultancy company Touche Ross. The report details information and recommendations following an Organisation Study of the Directorate in 1986

WARC Project

The outcome of WARC 1979 had a major impact on the Directorate in meeting the needs of the Police and Fire requirements in England and Wales. It is hoped to expand this section as material becomes available, but currently contains one article on the WARC project

Web Site

This section contains information relating to how the web site came about, who mainains it , domains and web hosting

Site Contributers and
Acknowledgement