§ Sir E. Graham-Little
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty if he will investigate the case, details of which have been submitted to him, of a woman graduate of London University who, in 1940, submitted for the consideration of his Department, an invention which was used by his Department without recognition or compensation; and if he. will remedy this injustice.
I have investigated this matter, and find that the suggestion received from the lady referred to did not add to the information which was already in the possession of the Admiralty. I
Establishment. Type of Rating. Highest Marks Obtained. Lowest Marks Obtained. Average Marks. R.N.A.T.E. Torpoint … … E.R.A. Apprentices … 92.5 12.3 63.2 R.N.A.T E. Rosyth … … E.R.A. Apprentices … 87.6 9.6 63.4 M.T.F. Devonport … … … Mechanician Candidates 83.4 25.4 59.4 R.N.A.T E. Newcastle-under-Lyme Air Artificer Apprentices 86.5 8.7 55.5
All marks are expressed as a percentage of the maximum obtainable. At this examination, a common trade test was instituted as an experiment. While the standard of marking, compared with previous examinations, was in no way reduced, the system of marking provided for certain adjustments to allow for differences in the numbers and types of machine tools available at each establishment.