HC Deb 05 April 1921 vol 140 cc113-4
63. Major BARNES

asked the Chan cellor of the Exchequer the number of permanent civil servants who have, during the last three years, resigned to take up private appointments?

Lieut.-Commander YOUNG

There are no collected statistics showing the resignations for private reasons of permanent civil servants. It does not appear to me that the information desired by my hon. Friend would be of sufficient value to justify the considerable labour involved in its collection.

Commander BELLAIRS

May I ask whether these resignations are always accepted, or whether they can be refused?

Lieut.-Commander YOUNG

Undoubtedly there are certain services in which resignations can be refused.

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