§ SIR SAMUEL SCOTT (Marylebone, W.)
To ask the President of the Board of Trade how many appointments have been made to permanent messengerships at the Board of Trade since January, 1906; and what was the occupation of the individual men prior to appointment.
(Answered by Mr. Lloyd-George.) Nine permanent messengers have been appointed at the Board of Trade and its subordinate departments since January, 1906, viz., two ex-soldiers, one unestablished messenger, two ex-boy messengers, one postman, one waiter, one shop assistant, and one messenger clerk.