§ 83. Mr. Turton
asked the Postmaster-General what is the present staff of the sales representatives of the telephone department; what additions he intends to make to the staff; and what is the salary he is offering new entrants.
§ Mr. Wilfred Paling
The total number of sales representatives at present employed is 540, of whom 40 have recently been appointed. Another 200 are to be added within the next six months. The annual salary offered in London to entrants to the grade, aged 25 and over, is£330 (men),£290 (women), and the salary scales rise to maxima of£500 and£400 respectively. The salaries offered in the Provinces are somewhat less.