§ Captain LOSEBY
asked the Secretary of State for War if he has yet been able to set up in his Department Substitution Committees as recommended by Lord Lytton's Committee to ensure the continued employment of ex-service men in the Civil Service, and to state the constitution of the Committees already set up?
§ Sir A. WILLIAMSON
A Substitution Committee was set up and has already investigated the cases of the substitutable staff in all the branches of the War Office with the exception of 7—out of a total of 110. The Committee's recommendations have been submitted to the head of the Department and are being dealt with with all possible despatch. The constitution of the Committee is in accordance with the recommendation contained in paragraph 8 of the Report of Lord Lytton's Committee, and is as follows:
- Mr. W. H. Schlich, Establishment Branch, Chairman.
- Mr. H. Sutton, Directorate of Movements and Quartering, representing the ex-service men.
- Miss G. Millichip, Department of the Finance Member of the Army Council, representing the women temporarily employed.
- Mr. E. P. Kerr, Department of the Finance Member of the Army Council, Secretary.