§ MR. SUMMERBELL (Sunderland)
I beg to ask the First Lord of the Admiralty how many candidates from outside sources have been examined for the rating of fourth-class engine-room artificer since 1st April, 1907, and what percentage passed into His Majesty's service.
§ THE FIRST LORD OF THE ADMIRALTY (Mr. McKENNA,) Monmouth, N.
252 candidates have been examined from outside sources; and about 56 per cent. passed into the service.