§ 47. Mr. CAMPBELL
asked the Minister of Agriculture the number of appointments to higher clerical grade which have been made in his Department since 1st January, 1923; the number of clerical officers who have been appointed to higher clerical posts since 1st January, 1923; and the number of male clerical officers in his Department who are classified A, or above average, for promotion purposes?
§ The MINISTER of AGRICULTURE (Mr. Guinness)
The numbers are 14, 2 and 12 respectively. The first figure includes three women higher grade clerical officers who secured their posts by open competitive examination.