HC Deb 17 January 1940 vol 356 cc105-6
5. Mr. Lambert

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether the Royal Navy has used or will use any parts of the South and West Coast of Ireland as bases to counter the submarine menace to convoyed shipping?

The Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty (Mr. Shakespeare)

The Navy has no base on the South or West Coast of Ireland.

Mr. Lambert

May I ask my hon. Friend whether supplies conveyed in British ships convoyed by the British Navy are landed in Ireland?

Mr. Shakespeare

No, Sir.