Fleet Air Arm (R.N.V.R. Officers).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy. – in the House of Commons on 28th January 1942.

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Photo of Mr Thomas Levy Mr Thomas Levy , Elland

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty why officers of the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve of less than three years' service, have in some cases been given command of squadrons of the Fleet Air Arm over the heads of Royal Naval officers of much longer general service and greater flying experience; and whether he will amend the promotion regulations of the Royal Navy to admit of these appointments being held by the officers best qualified by experience to do so?