§ Resolutions reported,
§ "That an additional number of Officers and Men, not exceeding 50,000, be employed for the Sea and Coastguard Services, for the year ending on the 31st day of March, 1917."
§ "That a Supplementary sum, not exceeding £10, be granted to His Majesty, to defray the Charge which will come in course of payment during the year ending on the 31st day of March, 1917, for additional Expenditure on the Wages, etc., of Officers, Seamen, Boys, Coastguard, and Royal Marines."
§ Resolutions agreed to.
§ The remaining Orders were read, and postponed.2114
§ Mr. SPEAKER
A Royal Commission being expected very shortly, I now leave the Chair until notice is given that the Commission is waiting.
§ Sitting suspended accordingly.
§ At Eight o'clock Mr. SPEAKER resumed the Chair.