Board of Education.

Oral Answers to Questions — Ex-Service Men. – in the House of Commons on 2nd March 1922.

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Major C. LOWTHER:

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asked the President of the Board of Education 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 36–39 of the Lytton Committee's third interim Report; and how many were recommended?

Mr. LEWIS:

Eighty-one ex-service men employed in a temporary capacity in the Board of Education competed at the recent examinations for the clerical class. Of these, four passed, eight qualified, and 69 failed. Of those who failed, 62 applied for reconsideration, and 14 of these were recommended by the Board for reconsideration.