HC Deb 30 April 1888 vol 325 cc882-3
MR. TUITE (Westmeath, N.)

asked the Secretary to the Treasury, Whether he can state how many Civil Service Writers have availed themselves of the provisions of the Treasury Minute of December 22, 1886, and have retired from the Service, receiving a gratuity, and what is the average length of service such writers have rendered; and, what number of men writers still remain on the Register, excluding candidates who have qualified for higher appointments?


One hundred and twenty-two copyists have retired up to date with gratuities, their average length of service being about nine years. Excluding candidates qualified for higher appointments, there remain about 1,200 copyists on the Register.