HC Deb 03 March 1926 vol 192 cc1432-3
72. Viscountess ASTOR

asked the Postmaster-General how many writing assistants and members of the typing grades, respectively, have been classified as A, or above average, in the following offices: Post Office Savings Bank; Accountant-General's Department, London; Accountant-General's Department, Edinburgh; Stores Department offices at Studd Street, Bedford Street, Holloway, and Somerset House; Engineer-in-Chief's office; London engineering district; Secretary's office and the Secretary's registry, London; Birmingham Stores office; postmasters' offices; and the various district managers' offices?


I will, with the Noble Lady's permission, circulate a statement in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the statement:

Office. Writing Assistants classified as "A." Members of the Typing Grades classified as "A."
Savings Bank Dept. 31 2
(see Note l)
Accountant General's Dept., London. 83 6
Accountant's Office, Edinburgh. 13 (see Note 2)
Stores Dept., Studd St. 4 3
Stores Dept., Bedford Street. 2 2
Stores Dept., Holloway 3 1
Stores Dept., Somerset House. Nil 1
Engineer-in-Chief's Office. 3 2
London Engineering District. None employed. 10
Secretary's Registry 9 21

The writing assistants and members of the typing grades employed in the Stores Department at Birmingham, and in postmasters' and district managers' offices generally, have not been classified.

Note 1.—The 133 senior writing assistants only have been classified.

Note 2.—There is no special typing staff for the Accountant's office, Edinburgh. The staff attached to the Secretary's office serve that office, and of these two have been placed in Category A.

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