§ 34. Viscount CURZON
asked the Prime Minister whether he is in a position to state when the official account of the battle of Jutland will be published; and if he can give an assurance that Sir Julian Corbett will have no part in the publication?
§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the ADMIRALTY (Colonel Sir James Craig)
I have been asked to reply to this question. It is hoped that publication will be possible within a month. As the Paper will consist solely of official records, Sir Julian Corbett will have no part in the publication.
§ Mr. BILLING
May I ask the hon. and gallant Gentleman, or the Prime Minister, whether the publication will include the original Report upon which the Official Report issued to the public was based, and whether he is aware that the first Report issued to the British public was that we had sustained a grave defeat, in consequence of which over £16,000,000 was made on the American Exchange within 24 hours, that a great deal of that came from this country, and will he take steps—