HC Deb 15 June 1927 vol 207 cc1019-20W

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty why, in view of the fact that chief petty officer writers are placed on the roster for promotion to warrant rank in order of seniority as chief petty officer writers, eight chief petty officer writers were passed over when the last promotion to warrant writer was made, the ninth in order of seniority being promoted?

Lieut.-Colonel HEADLAM

As explained in my reply of the 2nd May (OFFICIAL REPORT, columns 1308–9), the other factors mentioned in Article 318 of the King's Regulations and Admiralty instructions were taken into account when making the selection.

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