§ Lord CHARLES BERESFORD
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether he can say when a reply may be expected to the petition from the naval shiprights?
§ Dr. MACNAMARA
The petition referred to by the Noble Lord is under consideration in conjunction with other representations received on behalf of the shipwright class. A reply will be made as soon as a decision is arrived at, but careful investigation of the various points brought out in these representations must necessarily take some time.