HL Deb 11 March 1886 vol 303 c417

asked, Whether it would be possible for the First Lord of the Admiralty, following the example of his immediate Predecessor in Office, to take an opportunity of explaining in that House the intentions of Her Majesty's Government with reference to naval construction?

THE FIRST LORD (The Marquess of RIPON)

said that, the course adopted by the noble Viscount being somewhat unusual, he must ask him to give Notice of his Question.