§ Captain CARR-GOMM
asked what financial profit has been made by the Government in the brush factory for prisoners of war in the Isle of Man?
§ Sir G. CAVE
I am informed that the accounts of this camp industry are now being made up to the end of the year 1917, and until they have been audited and submitted to me by the Island Government I am not in a position to give Lire information desired.
§ Mr. G. FABER
asked the hon. Member for Sheffield (Central Division) if he will state the respective dates when Captain von Muller, of the "Emden," and Lieutenant von Tirpitz became our prisoners of war; and whether their release from this country for internment in Holland was made strictly according to their priority of capture in conformity with the arrangement recently entered into with Germany by our Government?
Mr. J. HOPE
I am informed that Lieutenant von Tirpitz was captured on 28th August, 1914, and Captain von Muller on 9th November. Their internment is strictly in accordance with the provisions of The Hague agreement as to priority of capture.