§ Lieut.-Colonel JAMES
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury whether he can state the number of persons who were appointed to established posts in 54W the Civil Service, either by examination or nomination, between the 4th August, 1914, and the 30th August, 1921, excluding Lytton entrants; and whether temporary service was allowed to count for pension purposes?
§ Mr. McNEILL
The number of persons appointed to established posts in the Civil Service during the years 1914 to 1921 is as stated below under the undermentioned categories, excluding Lytton entrants. The statistics of the Civil Service Commissioners are compiled for calendar years and the figures given are for the complete years above-mentioned inclusive.
Main Competitive Examinations (Men) 7,910 Reconstruction (Ex-service) Examinations (Men) 3,017 Appointments of Persons already established 2,534 Other appointments (Men) by nomination, including technical appointments, and small open and limited competitions 13,481 This heading includes, e.g., 3,053 Inland Revenue Officers, selected by a special Selection Board, 2,244 Employment Exchange Employés, who had passed an examination before the commencement of their temporary service, 673 subordinate officers of the Prisons Service, etc. Appointments of Women to established posts other than Manipulative posts 11,089 Manipulative Appointments (Men) 20,424 Manipulative Appointments (Women) 19,762 Industrial Appointments 21,132 Total (excluding Lytton entrants) 99,349
The extent, if any, to which any previous temporary service may be reckoned for superannuation depends, under Section 3 of the Superannuation Act, 1887, upon the special circumstances of the case.