§ 7. Mr. J. P. L. Thomas
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty what is the total numerical strength in each grade of the Royal Corps of Naval Constructors; and how many of each of these grades are employed in London.
§ Mr. W. Edwards
The following table shows how many of the members of each grade of the Royal Corps of Naval Constructors are serving in London, and how many elsewhere. Officers lent to other Governments are excluded:
— Number of R.C.N.C. Officers now borne serving in London Elsewhere Total Director of Naval Construction 1 — 1 Deputy Director of Naval Construction 1 1 2 Deputy Director of Dockyards — 1 1 Assistant Director of Naval Construction — 10 10 Assistant Director of Dockyards — 1 1 Manager, Constructive Department — 5 5 Chief Constructor 4 33 37 Constructor 2 69 71 Assistant Constructor 1 45 46 Totals 9 165 174
NOTE.—London rates of salary are paid overseas, in addition to the appropriate allowance to compensate for the extra expense of living abroad.