Navy Estimates.

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

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Photo of Mr Godfrey Locker-Lampson Mr Godfrey Locker-Lampson , Wood Green

11.

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty whether the Estimates for 1922–23 have been formed in accordance with the Cabinet Instruction of 1919 on the assumption that no great war is to be anticipated within the next 10 years?

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

The answer is in the affirmative.

Photo of Mr Godfrey Locker-Lampson Mr Godfrey Locker-Lampson , Wood Green

If that is so how does he reconcile it with the fact that we have far more officials at the Admiralty than before the War?

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

I do not think I can go into that now, but the House will probably debate the matter on the Estimates.