Home Service, Rosyth.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy. – in the House of Commons on 1st March 1922.

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Photo of Sir Thomas Bramsdon Sir Thomas Bramsdon , Portsmouth Central

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asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty whether, in view of the fact that service at Rosyth is classified as home service, steps will be taken to limit the period of service at that base to one year, except in the case of volunteers?

Photo of Lieut-Colonel Leo Amery Lieut-Colonel Leo Amery , Birmingham Sparkbrook

In view of the large reductions contemplated at Rosyth it is probable that volunteers will be sufficient to meet all requirements. Should this prove not to be the case, the matter will be considered.

Photo of Sir Thomas Bramsdon Sir Thomas Bramsdon , Portsmouth Central

Is it a fact that men who return from sea service are being sent to Rosyth, and is that not a hardship on them?