HC Deb 08 March 1911 vol 22 cc1348-9W

asked how many women and girls entered for the examinations for appointments as abstractors or clerks in the Post Office in the year 1910–11; what fees were charged to them for such examinations; what was the cost of such examinations; how many of the candidates were successful; and how many have obtained appointments?


Woman and girl clerk examinations of April and October, 1910:—

Woman Clerkships:—
Vacancies 45
Candidates 763
Number successful 45
Number certificated 42
Girl Clerkships:—
Vacancies 117
Candidates 1,294
Fee, 10s. each. Total fees received, £1,028 10s.
Cost £1,693 18s. 1d.
Number successful 117
Number certificated 109