HC Deb 08 March 1911 vol 22 c1348W

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many vacancies there were, for examiners in the Patent Office in the year 1910–11; how many appointments were made; how many candidates were examined; what fees were charged such candidates; and to what the total cost of such examinations amounted?


Patent Office, examination of September, 1910: Vacancies, 9; appointments made, 9; number of candidates, 157; fee charged to candidates, £5 each (total, £785); cost, £452 5s. 9d.