§ Mr. PETHICK-LAWRENCE
asked the Minister of Pensions what is the total number of permanent women employed in the various grades in his Department; and what number of these are employed on work in connection with the grant and continuance of widows' pensions?
§ Major TRYON
The number of permanent women employed in my Department is as follows:
Junior administrative 1 Higher executive 3 Executive 4 Staff officers (one vacancy to be filled) 6 Higher clerical officers 30 Clerical officers 184 Writing assistants 328 Controller of typists 1 Chief superintendents of typists 3 Superintendents of typists 12 Shorthand-typists 63 Typists 52 687
Of these permanent women, 96 are wholly or partly employed on work in connection with the grant and continuance of widows' pensions.