§ 64. Mr. C. DUNCAN
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the total numbers of offices in the Customs and Excise Departments, respectively, prior to the amalgamation, with a maximum of fixed salary in excess of £450 per annum, that is, offices in the Customs Department of chief surveyor-general, surveyor-general, inspecting surveyor, collector, assistant collector, principal clerk and surveyor, and offices in the Excise Department of Chief Inspector, assistant chief inspector, superintending inspector, inspector, and collector, which were normally filled from those grades of the Customs and Excise services, respectively, which now compose the new surveyor grade on a scale of £320—£15—£450 in the amalgamated Customs and Excise service; and what were the total values of such offices in the Customs and Excise Departments, respectively?
§ Mr. ACLAND
The number of offices prior to amalgamation with a maximum or fixed salary in excess of £450 were 120 in the Customs and 92 in the Excise. The aggregate values of these offices at mean salaries were £65,200 and £59,700 respectively.