Ministey of Health (Staff).

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 11th April 1921.

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Photo of Sir James Cory Sir James Cory , Cardiff South

60.

asked the Minister of Health whether, while Englishwomen are being dismissed from his Department under the substitution schemes, certain foreign women are being retained?

Photo of Sir Alfred Mond Sir Alfred Mond , Swansea West

The dismissal or retention of temporary women in the Ministry of Health is now being decided on reports by the Substitution Committee on the individual cases. There are three temporary clerks, wholly or partly of foreign origin, whose temporary retention is under consideration by the Committee. The services of all will be dispensed with in due course, as they are ineligible under a Government decision for retention as permanent civil servants.