Ministry of Pensions (Women Auditors).

Oral Answers to Questions — Genoa Conference. – in the House of Commons on 29th March 1922.

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Photo of Mr John Hills Mr John Hills , City of Durham


asked the Minister of Pensions whether, in view of the difficulty of obtaining properly-qualified men auditors in the audit of Awards Department, Ministry of Pensions, Chelsea, he will retain in that Department the most experienced and efficient women auditors up to the number of one-half of those employed?

Photo of Mr George Tryon Mr George Tryon , Brighton

No serious difficulties have, so far, been encountered in obtaining suitable ex-service men for the work in ques- tion, and there are, consequently, no grounds for limiting the substitution of the existing non-service staff. Their replacement is, in fact, approaching completion.