HC Deb 06 August 1914 vol 65 c2058
7. Mr. KING

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty how many ships of war are now in course of construction in private shipbuilding yards in the United Kingdom; and whether the completion and delivery of these vessels will be proceeded with?

The FIRST LORD of the ADMIRALTY (Mr. Churchill)

I should be glad if my hon. Friend would not press this question at the present time.