§ MR. JENKINS
I beg to ask the First Lord of the Admiralty if he will state the number of workmen employed in His Majesty's dockyards at the end of 1906, and the number employed at the present time.
§ MR. MCKENNA
The numbers borne at the end of 1906 were, 27,346. The numbers borne on the 7th November, 1908, were 32,984.