HC Deb 22 June 1961 vol 642 cc167-8W
96. Mr. Marsh

asked the Civil Lord of the Admiralty if he will make a statement on the responsibilities of Captain C. E. Pollock, formerly of the Underwater Detection Establishment at Portland, in so far as they concern the recent loss of a naval document from the Plessey Company.

Mr. C. Ian Orr-Ewing

The document is missing from the Ilford branch of the firm whilst Captain Pollock is employed at a branch in a different part of the country. There is no evidence to connect him with the loss.

Mr. Soames

The figures in the Report referred to were "derived from the two-year identical samples" of the Farm Management Survey and projected forward. The actual figures for the Farm Management Survey for the years 1956–57 to 1959–60 are as follows: