HC Deb 04 May 1896 vol 40 c441

I beg to ask the First Lord of the Admiralty whether he will grant the Return with respect to the manning of the Navy which appears on the Notice Paper this day?

The FIRST LORD OF THE ADMIRALTY (Mr. G. J. GOSCHEN, St. George's, Hanover Square)

No, Sir; the publication of the details suggested would not be for the interest of the public service.