§ Mr. LAMBERT
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty what were the numbers of persons employed at the Admiralty and the naval out-port establishments, respectively, in July, 1914, and the latest available date, together with the present naval personnel?
Sir B. EYRES MONSELL
The numbers are as follow:
Royal Navy. Number. 15th January, 1933 89,984 (including 559 Royal Marine Police)
Persons (other than Naval personnel paid as such) employed at the Admiralty and at Naval out-port establishments at 1030W home and abroad on the nearest comparable dates:
— Admiralty. Outports. Total. July, 1914 1,920 69,284 71,204 1st October, 1932 (the latest figures available). 2,680 64,122 66,802