§ MR. HANBURY (Preston)
I beg to ask the Secretary to the Admiralty whether he can state what is the amount estimated for new construction during the present year in the Navies of Germany, Russia, France, and Italy respectively?
SIR U. KAY-SHUTTLEWORTH
Germany, £947,725; Russia, £1,692,124; France, £2,918,120; Italy, £1,000,000. The corresponding estimated expenditure in cash and stores (including contract ships under Naval Defence Act) for this country is, for 1893–4, £2,982,086.