Advisory Service (Women)

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 4th August 1947.

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Photo of Baroness  Noel-Buxton Baroness Noel-Buxton , Norwich 12:00 am, 4th August 1947

asked the Minister of Agriculture what percentage of women have so far been recruited in each grade of the National Agriculture Advisory Service, from the highest to the lowest grade.

Photo of Mr Thomas Williams Mr Thomas Williams , Don Valley

Since the reply contains a number of figures, I will, with permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

The following table gives the desired information:

GradeTotal Numbers in Post.Number of Women.Percentage of Women.
Above 114
I120
II16232
III3033411
IV (a)28518
IV (b)931415
A2224119
B2368938
TOTAL1,17818616