§ 85. Mr. CHARLES DUNCAN
asked for the number of assistant clerks, the number of supplementary clerks employed in the Post Office, and the number of the former class who have been promoted to the rank of third-class supplementary clerk during the past five years?
§ Mr. HOBHOUSE
1,105 assistant clerks are employed in the Post Office, and 1,072 supplementary clerks. In the last five years 35 assistant clerks have been selected for promotion to third-class clerkships. A number of assistant clerks have also been promoted to second division clerkships.