HC Deb 12 February 1931 vol 248 c626W

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty the amount of money spent for the year ended 31st December, 1930, by paymaster-commanders in charge of general messing in His Majesty's ships "Excellent," "Vernon," and "Dolphin," and in the Royal Naval Barracks, Portsmouth, with private traders, and the amount spent with the Navy, Army, and Air Force Institutes?


The amounts expended with private traders and Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes during the year ended 31st December, 1930, were as follow:—

Private traders. N.A.A.F.I.
£ £
H.M.S. "Excellent" 7,912 5,071
H.M.S. "Vernon" 8,934 5,648
Royal Naval Barracks, Portsmouth. 16,764 15,935

H.M.S. "Dolphin" is not victualled on the general messing system.