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Postmen, Birmingham

Volume 481: debated on Wednesday 29 November 1950

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88.

asked the Postmaster-General how much has been spent on advertising for postmen in Birmingham during the past year; how many vacancies have been filled; and how many still exist.

About £645. During the year, 132 vacancies (on an establishment of nearly 2,400 postmen) were filled on a permanent basis, 199 by staff under consideration for permanent appointment, and 238 by temporary staff. 156 vacancies are at present unfilled.