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Russia and Poland.: Statement by Prime Minister. (10 Aug 1920)

Mr Walter Long: here entered the Chamber.

Russia and Poland.: Statement by Prime Minister. (10 Aug 1920)

Mr Walter Long: I make no complaint of the fact that the hon. Member spoke in my absence, although he will forgive me for saying that his search for me cannot have been of a very industrious nature as I have been either in my place on this Bench, or in my room, or in the room of the Leader of the House, where I was attending a meeting of my colleagues; so that I could have been easily found. I make no...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Black Sea (Hospital Ships). (14 Jul 1920)

Mr Walter Long: His Majesty's seaplane-carrier "Ark Royal" was used on one occasion for carrying refugees who were typhus cases in the Black Sea. She was disinfected immediately afterwards. There were sixteen cases of typhus fever among the crew in the "Ark Royal," of whom eight were landed at Batoum on the 14th May last, five more landed and sent to the 82nd General Hospital, Constantinople, on the 17th...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Black Sea (Hospital Ships). (14 Jul 1920)

Mr Walter Long: I can assure the hon. and gallant Gentleman that the Admiralty have done all in their power to secure that there shall be a hospital ship in attendance.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Post-War Fleet. (14 Jul 1920)

Mr Walter Long: I would refer my Noble and gallant Friend to the statement I published with the Navy Estimates for 1920–1921.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Post-War Fleet. (14 Jul 1920)

Mr Walter Long: It contains a very full declaration of the post-War policy of the Admiralty.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Post-War Fleet. (14 Jul 1920)

Mr Walter Long: The disposal of surplus ships of war is dealt with by the Admiralty. Any questions as to the functions of the Committee of Imperial Defence should be addressed to my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Torpedo-Boat Destroyers (Sale). (14 Jul 1920)

Mr Walter Long: The list of ships for disposal includes a number of destroyers of various types of obsolete pattern and inferior fighting value. Among these are vessels of similar type and equivalent value to vessels on the Navy List of other Powers. Owing to the difference in types of destroyers of British and foreign navies, it is not possible to afford any comparison on a numerical basis. With very few...

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Torpedo-Boat Destroyers (Sale). (14 Jul 1920)

Mr Walter Long: I should not like to give that without notice. If the hon. and gallant Gentleman will put down a question I will give him the information.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy.: Ships (Breaking Up). ( 8 Jul 1920)

Mr Walter Long: This matter has been very carefully considered by the Admiralty, and it has been decided for various weighty reasons that it would be impossible to carry out this work at the Royal dockyards. I am fully alive to the importance of restricting discharges, and steps are being taken to limit them as far as possible.

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: British Naval Mission. ( 7 Jul 1920)

Mr Walter Long: The British Naval Mission is now being withdrawn; there is no delay. With regard to the last part of the question, it is believed that America and France have naval representatives attached to the Russian forces.

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: British Naval Mission. ( 7 Jul 1920)

Mr Walter Long: I have given the House all the information in my possession.

Oral Answers to Questions — India.: British Naval Mission. ( 7 Jul 1920)

Mr Walter Long: I really could not say without notice. A variety of information comes from more than one source. If the hon. and gallant Gentleman wants to know the sources from which it all comes, I should have to inquire.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy: Post-War Fleet. (30 Jun 1920)

Mr Walter Long: It is obvious that the strength of the British Navy must enter into the considerations of the Imperial Defence Committee.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy: Post-War Fleet. (30 Jun 1920)

Mr Walter Long: Full information is published in the statement communicated to the House, and in the statement I have made. I do not know what else the Noble Lord wants.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy: Naval Reserve. (30 Jun 1920)

Mr Walter Long: I hope to be in a position to make an announcement in the course of a few weeks. As regards the allocation of the subjects to be taken on Supply days, the gallant Admiral is aware that every Government has honourably observed the understanding that the choice of any particular topic should be left to the Opposition.

Orders of the Day — Clause 53. — (Establishment of Civil Service Committee.) (28 Jun 1920)

Mr Walter Long: We shall come to that in a moment.

Orders of the Day — Clause 65. — (Power to make Irish Transfer Orders.) (28 Jun 1920)

Mr Walter Long: I assure my hon. and gallant Friend that there is no intention to treat him with any disrespect or want of courtesy. He complains that we do not get up and offer an explanation on each Clause, but he has been reminded that we are pursuing entirely the usual practice. General statements are made by the Government on the Motion for the Second Reading. When we come to Clauses we answer...


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