§ 22. Sir K. WOOD
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether he has any information concerning the action of the Soviet Government in transferring certain of their naval forces from the Baltic to the Black Sea?
§ The FIRST LORD of the ADMIRALTY (Mr. A. V. Alexander)
No, 374 Sir, I have no information other than a Press notice that the battleship "Paris Commune" and the Cruiser "Profintern" arrived at Sevastopol on the 18th January, 1930.
§ Sir K. WOOD
Is it not a fact that the Straits Commission have intervened and issued an order forbidding the passage of any additional Russian warships?
§ Commander SOUTHBY
Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that I put a question to the Foreign Secretary? Will the right hon. Gentleman consult him in regard to it?
§ Mr. ALEXANDER
On any question affecting the Foreign Office my right hon. Friend and myself are always in close consultation.
§ Commander OLIVER LOCKER-LAMPSON
Can the right hon. Gentleman explain the movements of these ships?