HC Deb 05 July 1927 vol 208 c1070
9. Mr. SNELL

asked the Secretary of State for War what is the number of temporary staff employed in headquarters and out-station offices in his Department, respectively, in each of the following grades: Grade 1 shorthand-typists, Grade 2 shorthand-typists, Grade 1 copying-typists, and Grade 2 copying-typists; and whether he can state the average length of service of the shorthand-typists and copying-typists concerned?

Commodore KING

Such information as is available has been put in tabular form, and I will therefore, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the information:

The figures for the War Office are as follow:

Numbers. Average Years. Service: Months.
Shorthand Typists.
Grade I 2 9 10
Grade II 1 11 3
Grade I 34 9 6
Grade II Nil
Figures are not available in regard to those employed outside.