Sir F. HALL
asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury the total number of female writing assistants employed in the Civil Service on 31st December, 1929, and the respective numbers of male and female officers serving, respectively, in the general and departmental clerical classes of the Civil Service at the same date?
§ Mr. PETHICK-LAWRENCE
The number of writing assistants employed in the Civil Service on 1st October, 1929, which is the latest date for which figures are available, was 5,250. The following table show the estimated number of male and female officers, respectively, serving in the basic grades of the general and departmental clerical classes on the same date:
Estimated Numbers Employed on 1st October, 1929. — Men. Women. Total. General Clerical Class 15,400 5,480 20,88 Departmental Clerical Classes. 10,500 1,280 11,780