§ Captain Kerby
asked the Minister of Education how many paid appointments to posts outside the Civil Service he has in his patronage; what is the nature of each appointment; and what salary is payable in each case.
§ Sir E. Boyle
The present director of the Commonwealth Institute was appointed in 1952 by the then Minister under Section 5 of the Imperial Institute Act, 1925, as varied by the Transfer of Functions (Imperial Institute) Order, 1949. His salary is now £3,415. Under the trust deeds of the National Foundry College and of the National College of Rubber Technology, the appointment of72W the Principal rests with me in consultation with the Governors: the salary scales of these posts are fixed by my Department in the light of current salaries for comparable posts in Colleges of Further Education maintained by local education authorities and at present are £2.170-£2,410 and £2,660£2,910, respectively.