HC Deb 12 December 1939 vol 355 cc1064-5W
Lieut.-Colonel Mason

asked the Minister of Shipping whether the advances on account to owners of chartered yachts are at the rate of 10s. per ton per week; and how soon may a drastic reduction of this rate be expected?

Sir J. Gilmour

Pending settlement of final rates of hire, the advances being made on account of requisitioned yachts do not exceed the rate of l0s per ton per month.