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THE ADMINISTRATION

renewal. Short of a co-ordinating Ministry of Production, whose vote would provide annual occasion for Parliamentary stocktaking, this periodic review should apply to all public utilities at least once in five years. Ministerial responsibility should be strengthened in all cases by giving the power of appointment and removal to the Minister.
No doubt it is largely due to defects in the organisation of responsibility that the second of our general principlesopen recruitment of the staff on Civil Service lines-has received impaired application by public utility boards. This weakness is also attributable to their haphazard development. Practice varies. Perhaps it is true that it is too early for final views,(1) but views on staffing are never final, and some general observations are necessary. Although in some cases, as, for instance, for some appointments under the Electricity Commissioners and the Unemployment Assistance Board, a Civil Service Commissioner has been called in to assist, appointments are to a great extent made by private search and recommendation, despite all its obvious dangers. This appears to be true of a large proportion of the staff of the Central Electricity Board, London Transport, the Port of London Authority, and the B.B.C. Sometimes appointment is made by advertisement and competitive interview. There is no objection to this when there are general technical standards. Grading on anything like Civil Service lines is the exception. It was applied, for example, under the Electricity Commission, but not under the Central Electricity Board. In London Transport there appear to be greater opportunities of promotion from the lowest posts to important ones than is usual in the Civil Service. Again, the existence of staff bodies or

1 H. Finer, The Personnel of the Semi-Public Services, in The British Civil Servant, 1937 (ed. W. A. Robson).

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