HC Deb 18 March 1937 vol 321 cc2257-8
62. Mr. Thorne

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the number of annual or other holidays given to the Government employés?

Lieut.-Colonel Colville

Civil servants are eligible for annual leave for periods which vary according to the grade or rank in which they are serving, and (in certain cases) to the length of service A summary of the position is given in an Appendix to Part I of the Minutes of Evidence of the Royal Commission on the Civil Service (1929–31), and I will send the hon. Member a copy of this summary with any necessary amendments to bring it up to date.

Mr. Thorne

Will the information that is being sent to me include dockyard workers and other employés in Government Departments?

Lieut.-Colonel Colville

The information which I am sending to the hon. Member will cover as far as possible all Government employés.

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