Oral Answers to Questions — Public Trustee Office.

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons on 10th May 1922.

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

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asked the Financial Secretary to the Treasury why other work was found in the Public Trustee Office for the lower clerical men in that Department when their own work was redundant owing to re-organisation, whereas the lower clerical women, in similar circumstances, were turned out of the Department; and why, in view of the fact that the men and women were working side by side in the same sections, it was not decided to declare the clerks redundant according to the length of their service, and not according to their sex?