§ Mr. STAVELEY-HILL
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty, if he will state, so far as the facts are officially published, the provision for new construction, armaments, and repairs in 1909–10, 1910–11, and 1911–12 for Great Britain, Germany, and the United States.
§ Mr. McKENNA
The figures asked for by the hon. Member are as follows:—
United Kingdom: 1909–10 £13,780,000 1910–11 17,731,000 1911–12 20,496,000 Germany: 1909–10 11,942,000 1910–11 13,149,000 1911–12 13,518,000 United States: 1909–10 11,865,000 1910–11 10,082,000 1911–12 9,160,000
But it must be understood that these figures are only given with the qualification that, owing to the form in which the foreign Estimates are presented, material inaccuracies may have arisen in the separation by us of the various items.