§ Mr. GEORGE ROBERTS
asked if it is contemplated to grant subsidies to shipowners for training boys to become seamen in the mercantile marine; and, if so, will Parliament be afforded an opportunity of discussing such a policy before any action is taken in the direction of granting public money to private shipping: concerns?
The question of training of boys to become seamen in the mercantile marine is at present under consideration. My hon. Friend may rest assured that no action will be taken in the direction indicated by him without an opportunity being afforded for Parliamentary consideration.