HC Deb 07 May 1935 vol 301 cc819-20W

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether he will state the total sum and the percentage of the total allotted to reconstruction, large scale repairs, and alterations of His Majesty's ships spent with the private trade and with His Majesty's dockyards during each year from 1924 to 1933, respectively; and the total sum forecast to have been spent daring 1934 and the percentage of that sum, the total sum estimated to be spent during 1935 and the percentage of that sum, to be spent with the private trade and His Majesty's dockyards, respectively?


The figures are as follow:

Expenditure: £
1924 2,501,384
1925 2,677,844
1926 2,862,568
1927 2,922,472
1928 2,449,390
1929 2,318,709
1930 1,896,673
1931 1,627,249
1932 1,174,788
1933 1,362,977
Estimated Expenditure:
1934 1,787,635
1935 2,628,584

Oncosts and services have been excluded. All the repairs and alterations concerned have been or are expected to be carried out in the Royal Dockyards.