HC Deb 13 February 1930 vol 235 cc616-7W

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty the amount of victualling allowance spent for the quarter ended 31st December, 1929, by paymaster-commanders in charge of general messing in His Majesty's ships "Excellent," "Vernon," and Royal Naval Barracks, Portsmouth, with private traders; and the amount spent with the Navy, Army, and Air Force institutes?


There is no victualling allowance for general messing, but the amounts expended with private traders and Navy, Army, and Air Force institutes during the period mentioned were as follow:

Private Traders. N. A. A. F. I.
£ £
H. M. S. "Excellent" 2,075 1,602
H. M. S. "Vernon" 2,039 1,656
Royal Naval Barracks, Portsmouth. 3,977 5,220