HC Deb 06 April 1927 vol 204 cc2054-5
41. Mr. W. M. WATSON

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty how many hired men transferred from Rosyth and Pembroke have been discharged, or are under notice of discharge, from Devonport, Portsmouth, Chatham and Sheerness dockyards; and if any transferred established men are included in the numbers to be discharged from these dockyards?

Lieut.-Colonel HEADLAM

The numbers of such hired men discharged or under notice are Devonport 1, Portsmouth 8, Chatham 11, Sheerness none; the numbers of transferred established men discharged or proposed to be discharged are Devonport 6, Portsmouth 5, Chatham 15, Sheerness 2.