§ Colonel DAY
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the number of temporary clerks discharged from Government Departments since December last to the last convenient date, together with the number of new entrants to the Civil Service during the same period?
§ Mr. McNEILL
The number of temporary clerks discharged from the principal Government Departments during the months of January and February is about 1,320. During that period 134 new entrants were certificated to women's posts in the clerical and writing assistant classes of the Civil Service.