§ MR. AINSWORTH (Argyllshire)
I beg to ask the Secretary to the Admiralty who was the official employed to report on the alternative anchorages for the disused ironclads recommended by the Clyde Yacht Clubs; and whether he will lay upon the Table particulars of the report which induced the Admiralty to retain the vessels in their present positions.
§ THE SECRETARY TO THE ADMIRALTY (Mr. PRETYMAN, Suffolk, Wood-bridge)
The Admiralty has acted on the advice of its professional officers and is alone responsible. It is neither usual nor desirable to comply with the request contained in the latter part of the hon. Member's Question.
§ DR. HUTCHINSON (Sussex, Rye)
If it is necessary to have this "Rotten Row" why not have it at Felixstowe?
§ [No Answer was returned.]