§ Mr. A. WILLIAMS
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty how much of the annual cost of £7,600 of keeping an "S" class destroyer in the Reserve Fleet represents expenditure on the pay, allowances, etc. of naval personnel?
£ Direct expenditure … 3,542 Non-effective liability … 900 £4,442
The above expenditure is made up of:
£ Pay, allowances, insurances, etc. 2,750 Victualling, clothing, mess gear 690 Medical stores, etc. 2 Miscellaneous effective services 100 Total direct expenditure £3,542 Non-effective liability in respect of retired pay and pensions 900 Grand total £4,442