§ MR. REES (Montgomery Boroughs)
I beg to ask the Secretary to the Admiralty what increase in the German Navy Estimates, inclusive of pensions, is provided for under the revised programme for the year 1909 over and above that provided under the naval programme of 1900 for the year 1906, and also over and above the revised programme for 1906.
§ MR. EDMUND ROBERTSON
The German naval programme of 1900 authorised an expenditure in 1906 of £9,877,500. The revised programme of 1906 increased this estimate to £12,318,982, and estimated the expenditure in 1909 at £15,036,693. These figures are exclusive of pensions, the cost of which cannot be stated.