§ Sir R. GOWER
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty what were the respective amounts paid to the Royal naval dockyards and private contractors, respectively, by his Department during the past 12 months for shipbuilding and ship-repairing work?1006W
§ Mr. AMMON
The expenditure on building and repairing His Majesty's ships in His Majesty's dockyards during the year 1929–30 was as follows:
£ Labour 3,984,006 Materials 1,668,054 Establishment and Incidental Charges 2,075,726 Total £7,727,786
The payments to contractors for similar work amounted to £6,596,054.