§ Mr. WILLIAM THORNE
asked the number of messengers, elevator men, and other general labourers employed in the offices of the Local Government Board, and the wages paid to each section and the number of hours worked?
§ Mr. HOBHOUSE
The following statement answers this question: —
No. Wages. Hours. Messengers— 5 £120 per annum 9.30 a.m. to 5.30p.m. 1 £110 per annum 9.30 a.m. to 5.30p.m. 14 £70to £100 per annum 9.30 a.m. to 5.30p.m. Hall Porters— 2 25s.—1s.—30s. per week 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Pensioner Messengers— 3 21s. per week 9.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. Goods Lift Attendant— 1 21s.—1s.—25s. per week 10 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. Boy Messengers— 11 1s. 6d per day, with annual increment of 3d. per day 10 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. Men Cleaners— 1 23s.—1s.—28s. per week 6.30 a.m. to noon; 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. 4 23s.—1s.—25s.per week Lift Attendants— 2 27s. per week Week of 42½ hours. *Stoker— 1 37s. 4d. per week Week of 56 hours. *Fireman— 11 35s. per week Alternate weeks of 66 and 77 hours. * The wages of these men are charged partly to the Local Government Board and partly to the Board of Education.