Stationery Office (Motor Drivers).

Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments. – in the House of Commons on 2nd March 1922.

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asked the hon. Member for the Pollok Division of Glasgow, as representing the First Commissioner of Works, if he will give the number of male and female motor drivers at present employed by the Stationery Department; what are the rate of wages earned and hours worked in the various grades of such drivers; how many employés have been dispensed with during the past six months; and how many are under notice at the present moment?


As the statement is somewhat lengthy, with my hon. Friend's permission, I will circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

The following is the statement:

Number of Employés.Grade.Weekly wage.Hours worked.
10Heavy lorry drivers316048
1Steam lorry driver316048
1Steam lorry stoker39048
12*Small motor driver-deliverymen311048
8Motor tricar driver-messengers31048
1Steam lorry driver313048
1Steam lorry stoker32048
1Motor driver-deliveryman33048
* Two of these drivers are employed on vans maintained by the Stationery Office on a repayment basis in the service of other Departments.
No employé has been discharged during the past six months and none is under notice at the present moment.