HC Deb 14 January 1918 vol 101 c7
9. Mr. LYNCH

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether, following upon the two recent successful raids of the Germans, one of them near the Tyne mouth, he has made any important changes in the Navy, especially in the higher commands?

The FIRST LORD of the ADMIRALTY (Sir Eric Geddes)

As already announced, changes have been made in certain appointments on the Naval Staff at the Admiralty, but it would be entirely incorrect to infer that any of these changes have been made in consequence of the incidents referred to in the hon. Member's question.


In consequence of that reply, I will take an early opportunity of raising the whole question of the incapacity of the higher ranks of the Admiralty.

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