HC Deb 10 May 1938 vol 335 cc1427-8W
Mr. T. Morris

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty what progress has been made in providing a reserve of antisubmarine and anti-aircraft equipment for the British oil-tanker fleet? month in 1938 to date, and the number of nil determinations?

Mr. E. Brown,

pursuant to his reply(OFFICIAL REPORT, 5th May, 1938; column 1002, Volume 335), supplied the following statement:

Information in the form desired by the hon. Member is not available but the following table gives certain particulars in respect of the Unemployment Assistance Board's administrative area of Pontypridd (a).

Mr. Cooper:

I would refer the hon. Member to my answer of 4th May on the subject of equipment for ships of the merchant navy. The special importance of the British Oil Tanker Fleet has been taken into account in the preparations which are being made.