HC Deb 03 March 1938 vol 332 c1302W
Lieut.-Commander Fletcher

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty under what circumstances Mr. L. G. E. Ring, an assigned employé in Plymouth Dockyard, failed to secure the position of overseer, Grade II (Smiths), observing that a Mr. Bert Marsh was selected although many years junior to Mr. Ring?

Mr. Shakespeare

Assistant overseers, Grade II, are selected principally on their qualifications and suitability for these special posts. All the candidates for the post referred to, including Mr. Ring, were fully considered, and the selection of Mr. Marsh for the appointment was made in the best interests of the service.

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