HC Deb 24 April 1928 vol 216 c802

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty how many discharges have taken place in Devonport Dockyard on the responsibility of the dockyard authorities since the issue of the order in December last giving them powers to discharge workmen without consulting the Admiralty; and the total number of discharges from Devonport Dockyard since the issue of this order?

Lieut.-Colonel HEADLAM

The numbers are 122 and 252 respectively; 151 more have been discharged on account of age, invalidity, death or at their own request.