HC Deb 08 November 1916 vol 87 cc218-9W

asked the Secretary to the Treasury if he will state the age of Mr. H. Stanley Smith, a junior clerk in the office of the surveyor of taxes in Dundalk, his length of service, and the period of his employment in his present appointment, the nature of the work he performs, and the salary he receives for such work?


Mr. H. Stanley Smith resigned his appointment under the Board of Inland Revenue and joined the Army at the end of June last. Mr. Smith, who was serving as a boy clerk under the Congested Districts Board, passed when just over the age of seventeen the open competitive examination for clerkships in tax surveying offices. He joined the surveyor's office at Dundalk at the commencement of November, 1915, when his salary was at the rate of £50 a year. His age is eighteen years nine months.