Royal Navy (Leave, Home Waters).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — China. – in the House of Commons on 27th July 1927.

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Photo of Mr Bertram Falle Mr Bertram Falle , Portsmouth North


asked the First Lord of the Admiralty if he is aware that one of the welfare committee's requests approved by the Admiralty allowed leave from a ship's home port, but that notwithstanding ships of the home service belonging to the Portsmouth division and with 65 per cent. of the ratings with homes in that district, grant leave from Portland; and if he will inquire into the matter so that this Admiralty privilege, which is greatly valued, may be carried out wherever possible?