§ Mr. BUXTON
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty what is the value of the work proposed to be given out to private contractors in the current financial year under the following headings; machinery for ships, etc., hulls of ships, armour, gun mountings, material, naval armaments, and works?
§ Lieut.-Colonel HEADLAM
Excluding works, in respect of which a final decision has not yet been reached, the value of the work proposed to be given out to private contractors under the heading indicated is:
£ Machinery for ships, etc. 2,819,700 Hulls of ships 2,360,100 Armour 285,500 Gun mountings 3,235,500 Material (Naval stores) 3,361,200 Naval armaments 1,383,000 £13,445,000