§ MR. BELLAIRS (Lynn Regis)
I beg to ask the Secretary to the Admiralty whether the Government intend to abolish the system of royal yacht promotions; and whether he will state how many commanders, lieutenants, and sub-lieutenants have received special promotion from the royal yachts during the ten years ending December 31st, 1905.
§ THE SECRETARY TO THE ADMIRALTY (Mr. EDMUND ROBERTSON,) Dundee
The following special promotions from His Majesty's yacht have been made in the last ten years: three commanders to captain; ten lieutenants to commander; thirty sub-lieutenants to lieutenant. It is not proposed to make any change in the system.