§ Mr. BURGOYNE
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty how many light cruisers it is hoped to commission between July, 1913, and July next; and on what dates it is expected to complete the eight light-armoured cruisers of the 1912–13 programme?
§ Mr. CHURCHILL
Between July, 1913, and July, 1914, it is hoped that the following light cruisers will have been placed in commission "Birmingham," "Lowestoft," "Nottingham," "Fearless." As regards the second part of the question, it is hoped to complete all the 1912–13 cruisers before February, 1915.