Foreign Office.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ex-Service Men. – in the House of Commons on 27th February 1922.

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asked the Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs how many ex-service men employed in a temporary capacity competed at the recent examinations for the clerical class; how many passed, qualified, or failed; what number of those who failed applied to appear before the investigating board under paragraphs 36 to 39 of the Lytton Committee's third interim Report; and how many were recommended?


The answer is:

Number of ex-service men in the Foreign Office who competed in the examination41
Number successful5
Number who qualified6
Number who failed30
Number who applied to appear before the investigating board19
Number recommended7