HC Deb 05 April 1950 vol 473 c162W
113. Mr. Ewart

asked the Minister of Transport what was the tonnage of British ships repaired in foreign yards and the tonnage of foreign ships repaired in British yards for the latest convenient period.

Mr. Barnes

In the period 3rd March to 16th December, 1949, nine United Kingdom ships, totalling 81,530 gross tons, were given permission to carry out major repairs in foreign yards, and 30 foreign ships, totalling 133,329 gross tons. carried out similar repairs in United Kingdom yards.