HC Deb 27 June 1927 vol 208 cc50-1W

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury what is the number of women, higher clerical officers, executive officers, lower clerical officers, superintendents of typists, shorthand-typists, copying typists, and writing assistants, respectively, who have been granted marriage gratuities since 1920?


The following particulars are available as to the number of resignations with marriage gratuity among established women staffs in the financial years 1923–24 to 1925–26 inclusive:

Executive grades 5
Clerical grades 764
Writing assistants 320
Typists and shorthand-typists, etc 344
Total 1,433

The particulars as to executive and clerical grades include certain posts above the basic grades and cannot be divided in the mariner indicated in the question under reply. Figures for earlier years are not available.