HC Deb 23 March 1927 vol 204 c371
17. Major OWEN (for Mr. HORE-BELISHA)

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether he can arrange for one of the two B-class cruisers, which are to be built in His Majesty's dock yards, to be built at Devonport?

Lieut.-Colonel HEADLAM

The allocation of the two "B" class cruisers of the 1927 New Programme proposed to be built in His Majesty's dockyards is one to Portsmouth and one to Devonport.