HC Deb 17 December 1963 vol 686 cc180-1W
55. Mr. Carmichael

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many entrants for the open examination for clerical assistants in the Civil Service in Glasgow, Newcastle and London passed; and what was the lowest mark attained by successful candidates in each of these cities who were offered vacancies in their own area.

Mr. Boyd-Carpenter

In the April competition the numbers passing in London were 297, in Newcastle 810 and in Glasgow 273. The lowest mark obtained by a candidate offered a local vacancy was London 50 per cent.; Newcastle 52 per cent.; Glasgow 59.4 per cent.