§ Mr. HOUSTON
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty if he will state the entire cost of the port of Richborough, created during the War, and the draft of vessels which can use the port; and what use it is intended to make of the port now that Peace with Germany has been concluded?
§ Mr. FORSTER
I have been asked to answer this question. The total capital 1833W expenditure for building the works at the Port of Richborough to the 31st March, 1919, is £1,982,759, and the draft of vessels which can use the port is up to 10 ft. The policy with regard to the future of the port is at present under consideration.