HC Deb 03 July 1913 vol 54 cc2200-1W

asked the Secretary to the Treasury when Mr. F. Noel Curtis Bennett was appointed to the Civil Service in connection with the Insurance Commission; has he received any promotion since; at what salary did he commence; what is his present salary; was he subjected to a competitive examination, or how otherwise was he appointed; at what age was he appointed; and, if he was not appointed by a competitive examination, what were his qualifications?


Mr. Curtis Bennett was appointed an inspector under the National Health Insurance Commission on a salary of £465, rising to £500 on the 4th July, 1912, at the age of thirty. On the 13th May last he was promoted to be a divisional inspector on a salary of £550 rising to £700. He was formerly in the service of the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries, where he was in receipt of a salary of £500 a year. He was one of the Civil servants recommended for transfer to the National Health Insurance Commission by a Committee of Selection jointly appointed by the Civil Service Commissioners and the National Health Insurance Commission, of which the First Civil Service Commissioner was chairman.