§ 84. Mr. Willey
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty if he will state the tonnage of vessels ordered by foreign countries from United Kingdom shipbuilding yards; and the tonnage of vessels ordered by United Kingdom shipowners from foreign yards this year.
§ Mr. T. G. D. Galbraith
11,300 gross tons of new merchant shipping have been licensed so far this year for construction in United Kingdom shipbuilding yards for foreign ownership. It is reported that 155,000 gross tons have been ordered by United Kingdom shipowners from foreign yards during the same period.