HC Deb 15 December 1938 vol 342 cc2196-7W
Mr. Parker

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty how many flag officers on the active list of the Royal Navy were on full pay on 1st December, 1938; and, of these, how many were, respectively, in appointments afloat, in shore appointments, and unemployed?

Mr. Shakespeare

The numbers are as follow:

Number of flag officers on the active list on full pay on the 1st December, 1938 57
Number of these in appointments afloat 21
Number of these in shore appointments (Included in this number are three officers undergoing courses and two serving as commodores (second class) and on full pay as such in continuation of the appointments which they held prior to promotion.) 31
Number of these unemployed (This includes one officer sick.) 5