HC Deb 27 August 1907 vol 182 c385

To ask the Secretary to the Treasury whether, in the Order in Council which is proposed to be issued altering the scale of salary applying to the Second Division clerks of the Civil Service, provision will be made by which the salary of a clerk who entered that division from a subordinate class shall be based on the present salary, and not calculated merely according to the years of service in the division.

(Answered by Mr. Runciman.) I have nothing to add to the Answer which I gave to a similar Question by the hon.

Year. Number of applications for transfer recorded. Number of vacancies for women clerks in Dublin.
1903 11 4
1904 6 1‡
1905 6 3
1906 13 Nil.
1907 (to date) 15 13 (including 10 new appointments consequent upon the transfer of certain postal order work to Dublin.
‡ This vacancy and one of those which occurred in 1905 were not filled owing to a reduction in force.

There are now sixty-nine names on the list of women clerks desirous of transfer to Dublin.