§ Mr. LEES SMITH
asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will give details of the appointments already made of assistant insurance officers under Part II. of the Insurance Act, showing the number of officers who, previous to appointment, had secured a Civil Service 2042W post by open competition, the salary previous to appointment as assistant insurance officer, and the number who, at the time of appointment, were second division clerks?
The number of assistant insurance officers appointed is thirty-four. Of these fourteen were second division clerks, and three were established members of the Civil Service of other grades. Of these seventeen officers thirteen had won their posts by open competition. In addition, three appointments were made from various unestablished branches of 2043W the Civil Service, and fourteen were promotions from the staff of the existing Labour Exchange service. The salaries of these officers previous to appointment were as follows: £100 and less than £150, 11; £150 and less than £200, 14; £200 and less than £250, 7; £250 and over, 2; total, 34.