§ 20. Mr. SORENSEN
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty the number of chaplains employed in His Majesty's Navy and their cost to the State in 1935; and the estimated numerical and financial increase in 1936?
The number of chaplains employed in the Royal Navy and their cost to the State in 1935 were 95 and £47,400, respectively. The estimated numerical and financial increases in 1936 are four and —1,600, respectively.
§ Mr. SORENSEN
Can the hon. Gentleman explain why these specific figures were not in the Navy Estimates recently produced?