§ 53. Mr. Emrys Hughes
asked the Sec retary of State for Defence what was the purpose of the recent voyage of H.M.S. "Britannia" to Scotland; how many days she was at sea; how many officers and men were on board; and what were their ranks and weekly pay.
§ Mr. Foley
H.M.Y. Britannia's visit to Scotland was made in connection with Her Majesty The Queen Mother's engagements. The ship was away from her base for 12 days. I would refer the hon. Gentleman to the answer I gave to his questions on 22nd January and 14th February, 1968, about complements, ranks and pay of the crew.—[Vol. 757, c. 41; Vol. 758, c. 347–8.]
§ 54. Mr. Emrys Hughes
asked the Sec retary of State for Defence how much fuel was used by H.M.S. "Britannia" on her recent visit to Scotland; and what were the maintenance costs for the return voyage.59W