§ Sir B. FALLE
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty the amount of victualling allowance spent for the quarter ended 31st December, 1929, by paymaster-commanders 617W 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?
§ Mr. AMMON
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