HC Deb 13 December 1928 vol 223 cc2353-4W

asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury if it is the intention of the Civil Service Commissioners to hold an examination soon for clerical posts in the Civil Service for boys of the age of 16–17 years; and, if so, when it will be held?

1927, of unemployed insured men and unemployed insured women in the coal-mining industry, in the textile trades, and in the engineering trades, respectively; and the proportions of unemployed insured women to unemployed insured men in these three industries, respectively, over this period?


pursuant to his reply [OFFICIAL REPORT, 6th December, 1928; cols. 1399–1400, Vol. 223] supplied the following statement:


An open competitive examination for the admission of boys and girls to the clerical classes (general and departmental) of the Civil Service has men announced to take place on 16th April, 1929.