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Volume 463: debated on Wednesday 6 April 1949

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asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury if he will give an analysis by staff groups of the total number of non-industrial civil servants at 1st January; and to what extent since 1946 improved methods and organization and any other factors have resulted in a reduction in the percentage of those employed on relatively unskilled work.

The analysis required is:receive particulars of the Civil Service examinations required by the college in order to plan their course;(2) why requests from the Northampton College of Technology addressed to the Civil Service Commissioners, 6, Burlington Gardens, W.1, and dated 10th February, 23rd February and 5th March. 1949, have not been complied with.

The Commissioners have now sent the Northampton College of Technology particulars of their forthcoming examinations. They regret the delay which was due to an oversight, and they have tendered their apologies.