§ Mr. LAMBERT
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty what was the personnel in officers and men in the Royal Navy, and the number of persons employed at the Admiralty and at the Naval outport establishments in July, 1914, and the latest available date, respectively?
The numbers are as follow:
Royal Navy: No. 15th July, 1914 148,047 15th February, 1932 91,951(including 556 Royal Marine Police)
Persons (other than Naval personnel paid as such) employed at the Admiralty and at Naval outport establishments at home and abroad on the nearest comparable dates:
July, 1914 71,204 1st October, 1931 (the latest figures available) 68,712
§ Dr. SALTER
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty the total personnel of both sexes and of all ranks, grades and occupations, both naval and civil, at present employed for salary or wager at home and abroad by the Admiralty and Royal Navy?
I would refer the hon. Member to the written answer given to the question by the hon. Member for South Molten (Mr. Lambert).