§ Miss WILKINSON
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury how many women have been appointed to the clerical class of the Civil Service by competition and by the promotion of writing assistants and typists, respectively, during the years 1923 and 1924 and the first half of 1925, respectively, in the various Departments of State?
The numbers of women appointed to the clerical class in the periods 1923, 1924, and the first six months of 1925 by competition and by the promotion of writing assistants and members of the typing grades are as follows:—
— 1923. 1924. 1925 to 30th June. By Competition 232 13 31 By promotion of Writing Assistants. 39 97 66 By promotion of members of the Typing Grades. 30 14 1
The figures for promotions refer to promotions notified to the Civil Service Commissioners. It is possible that in some Departments all promotions have not as yet been notified to the Commissioners.