said, he would beg to ask the First Lord of the Admiralty if it is his intention to bring the Report of the Royal Commissioners on Manning the Navy under the consideration of the House; and, if so, at what time?
§ SIR JOHN PAKINGTON
said, he was afraid he could hardly give so definite an answer to the question of his hon. and gallant Friend which he should desire to do. The subjects involed in that Report were of such immense consequence to the country, and involved so great an expenditure, that Her Majesty's Government had thought it necessary to give them the most mature consideration before they determined upon the course they should adopt. But he could assure his hon. and gallant Friend that there should be no delay in giving the subject the consideration it deserved.