HC Deb 30 April 1930 vol 238 cc182-3
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?


I am not at present in a position to make any statement.