§ 5. General M'CALMONT
asked the Secretary to the Admiralty whether he can now make any statement with regard to the disabilities under which the dependants of mercantile ratings serving under naval discipline suffer as compared with those of naval ratings?
§ Dr. MACNAMARA
I had hoped to be in a position to give a definite answer to day. Certain proposals are with the Treasury, and if my hon. and gallant Friend will put down a question again this day week I may be in a position definitely to answer him.