§ Mr. MILDMAY
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty what has been the number of established men employed in His Majesty's dockyard, Devonport, during each year of the past six years, and the number of men placed on the establishment in each of these years?
§ The FIRST LORD of the ADMIRALTY (Mr. McKenna)
The total number of established men employed during each of the six years was:—1904, 1,829; 1905,1,886; 1906, 1,887; 1907, 1,867; 1908, 1,791; 1909, 1,742. The number of men placed on the establishment in each of the first four years was:—1904, 504; 1905, 83; 1906, 59; 1907, 30. Admission to the establishment has been suspended since 1907.