§ Mr. STAMFORD
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether he will give figures showing the present ratio of the cruiser strength of Great Britain to that of other naval Powers, with comparative figures for 1913–14?
§ Lieut.-Colonel HEADLAM
The figures are as follow:
1st January 1st February 1914. 1927. British Empire 112* 48† U.S.A. 35 32 France 32 16 Italy 23 14 Japan 34 33 *including six Dominion ships. †Including four Dominion ships.