§ Major Tryon
During 1937 the amount of overtime performed by the clerical and typing staffs in the London Telephone Service was as shown below:—
By Grades. Hours. Typist 9,700 Clerical Assistant 50,500 Clerical Officer 66,200 Higher Clerical Officer 600 127,000
By Branches. Hours. Sales 10,400 Accounts 102,500 Traffic and Staff 4,400 Typing 9,700 127,000
This amount of overtime represents about 15 minutes a day per officer and every effort is being made to reduce the overtime to a minimum. The staff was increased by 138 (from 1,585 to 1,723) during the year.