HC Deb 03 July 1918 vol 107 c1702
91. Mr. WATT

asked the Secretary to the Treasury whether his Department has recently released for military service all clerks in the Inland Revenue Department up to twenty-eight years of age, while retaining as indispensable all surveyors and assistant surveyors; whether the average service of the last-named body is about three years, and in some cases does not exceed twelve months, having previously been in other occupations; and whether the clerks released for military service are at present instructing those assistant surveyors recently appointed how to do the work of tax surveying efficiently?

Mr. BALDWIN (Joint Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury)

I may refer the hon. Member to my reply of the 6th ultimo to a question by the hon. Member for West Bradford on this subject. I am sending a copy of that reply to the hon. Member.