§ 18. Lieut.-Commander KENWORTHY
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether he can now state what new warship tonnage is to be commenced during the present financial year; and whether a supplementary Estimate will be required?
A decision has not yet been taken as to the new programme of naval shipbuilding to be commenced in the current financial year.
§ Lieut.-Commander KENWORTHY
When does the right hon. Gentleman expect to come to a decision on this matter?
As my hon. and gallant Friend is aware, the Conference concluded only about a week ago. The Government are giving immediate consideration to the matter, and will inform the House as soon as they have come to a decision.
§ 20. Mr. ALBERY
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty if he can make any statement regarding alterations in the Government's policy of naval construction?