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 1349W for such examinations; what was the cost of such examinations; how many of the candidates were successful; and how many have obtained appointments?
§ Mr. HOBHOUSE
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