HC Deb 21 March 1922 vol 152 cc419-20

Resolved, That a sum, not exceeding £1,826,000, toe granted to His Majesty, to defray the Expense of the Works, Buildings, Repairs, and Lands of the Air Force, including Civilian Staff and other Charges connected

security of this country, and this broad issue has not been touched upon by the Minister at all.

Question put, "That 30,176 all ranks be maintained for the said Service."

The Committee divided: Ayes,27; Noes, 92.

Division No. 53.] AYES. [12.12 a.m.
Acland, Rt. Hon. Francis D. Gretton, Colonel John Rattan, Peter Wilson
Adamson, Rt. Hon. William Griffiths, T. (Monmouth, Pontypool) Smith, W. R. (Wellingborough)
Salfour, George (Hampstead) Grundy, T. W. Thomson, T. (Middlesbrough, West)
Barker, G. (Monmouth, Abertillery) Halt, F. (York, W. R., Normanton) Thorne, G. R. (Wolverhampton, E.)
Barton, Sir William (Oldham) Hartshorn, Vernon Walsh, Stephen (Lancaster, Ince)
Bowerman, Rt. Hon. Charles W. Hirst, G. H. Watts-Morgan, Lieut.-Col. D.
Brown, James (Ayr and Bute) Hogge, James Myles
Davies, Rhys John (Westhoughton) Johnstone, Joseph TELLERS FOR THE AYES.—
Edwards, C. (Monmouth, Bedwellty) Kiley, James Daniel Lieut.-Commander Kenworthy and.
Entwistle, Major C. F. Locker-Lampson, G. (Wood Green) Major Barnes
Foot, Isaac
Amery, Leopold C. M. S. Greig, Colonel Sir James William Nicholson, Brig.-Gen. J. (Westminster)
Atkey, A. R. Guest, Capt. Rt. Hon Frederick E. Parker, James
Baird, Sir John Lawrence Hailwood, Augustine Pollock, Rt. Hon. Sir Ernest Murray
Barnett, Major Richard W. Hamilton, Major C. G. C. Pownall, Lieut.-Colonel Assheton
Barnston, Major Harry Harmsworth, C. B. (Bedford, Luton) Purchase, H. G.
Bellairs, Commander Carlyon W. Hinds, John Raper, A. Baldwin
Betterton, Henry B. Hood, Sir Joseph Renwick, Sir George
Berwick, Major G. O. Hope, Lt.-Col. Sir J. A. (Midlothian) Richardson, Sir Alex, (Gravesend)
Boscawen, Rt. Hon, Sir A. Griffith- Hopkins, John W. W. Rodger, A. K.
Bowyer, Captain G. W. E. Hopkinson, A. (Lancaster, Mossley) Roundell, Colonel R. F.
Boyd-Carpenter, Major A. Hotchkin, Captain Stafford Vere Samuel, Samuel (W'dsworth, Putney)
Breese, Major Charles E. Jameson, John Gordon Sanders, Colonel Sir Robert Arthur
Brown, Major D. C. Jodrell, Neville Paul Seddon, J. A.
Buckley, Lieut.-Colonel A. Jones, J. T. (Carmarthen, Llanelly) Seely, Major-General Rt. Hon. John
Casey, T. W. Kidd, James Shortt, Rt. Hon. E. (N'castle-on-T.)
Chamberlain, Rt. Hn. J. A. (Birm, W.) King, Captain Henry Douglas Stanley, Major Hon. G. (Preston)
Cobb, Sir Cyril Law, Alfred J. (Rochdale) Stephenson, Lieut.-Colonel H. K.
Courthope, Lieut.-Col. George L. Lewis, T. A. (Glam., Pontypridd) Strauss, Edward Anthony
Davidson, J.C.C. (Hemel Hempstead) Lindsay, William Arthur Sueter, Rear-Admiral Murray Fraser
Edge, Captain Sir William Lloyd-Greame, Sir P. Sutherland, Sir William
Edwards, Major J. (Aberavon) Locker-Lampson, Com. O. (H'tingd'n) Thomson, Sir W. Mitchell- (Maryhill)
Evans, Ernest Lort-Williams, J. Thorpe, Captain John Henry
Eyres-Monsell, Com. Bolton M. M'Lean, Lieut.-Col. Charles W. W. Wallace, J.
Ford, Patrick Johnston Manville, Edward Walton, J. (York, W. R., Don Valley)
Fraser, Major Sir Keith Moore-Brabazon, Lieut.-Col. J. T. C. White, Col. G. D. (Southport)
Gange, E. Stanley Morden, Col. W. Grant Wild, Sir Ernest Edward
Gibbs, Colonel George Abraham Murchison, C. K. Wise, Frederick
Gilbert, James Daniel Murray, John (Leeds, West) Wood, Hon. Edward F. L. (Ripon)
Gilmour, Lieut.-Colonel Sir John Neal, Arthur
Green, Albert (Derby) Newman, Sir R. H. S. D. L. (Exeter) TELLERS FOR THE NOES.
Green, Joseph F. (Leicester, W.) Newson, Sir Percy Wilson Colonel Leslie Wilson and Mr. Dudley Ward.
Greenwood, William (Stockport) Newton, Sir D. G. C. (Cambridge)

Original Question put, and agreed to.

therewith., which will come in course of payment during the vear ending on the 31st day of March, 1923.