§ Colonel DAY
asked the Secretary of State for War the number of officers, of what grades, and the pay and allowances of these grades, respectively, in the Department of the Director of Staff Duties now and in 1913?
§ Sir L. WORTHINGTON-EVANS
The officer staff of the Directorate of Staff Duties is composed at present as follows:
Two posts of General staff officer, grade 3, are vacant, i.e., only five are at present employed, and it is intended, if possible, not to fill these vacancies.
With pay and allowances per annum of. £ 1 Director 2,005 4 General staff officers, 1st grade 1,273 12 General staff officers, 2n grade 960 7 General staff officers, 3rd grade 755 1 Quartermaster 729 1 Attached officer 658
The corresponding staff in 1913 was:
and part time of an assistant Adjutant-General whose total pay was £800 per annum.2069W
Consolidated pay per annum. £ 1 Director 1,500 3 General staff officers, 1st grade 800 9 General staff officers, 2nd grade 650 7 General staff officers, 3rd grade 500 1 Quartermaster, £300—£15—£450 per annum;
The present staff duties directorate now carries out duties in connection with education which in 1913 were performed by branches of the military training and personal services directorates, and the figures given above for the 1913 staff include nine officers of the former directorate and one (part time) of the latter directorate.