Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 15. asked the First Lord of the Admiralty, in view of the fact that the exact times at which ships passed the wreck. of the "Invincible" at the battle of Jutland Bank being known, whether he will state the latitude and longitude of this wreck, in order that officers and students who study the battle may be able to check the positions of ships during the battle?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: Is my right hon. Friend aware that the Report of which he speaks has never been made public, and although it came out months ago it has only just reached the National Maritime Board?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: I should like to endorse what the Mover and the Seconded and my Noble Friend said, in regard to this question. The most helpful suggestion they made was, that all honours should be submitted to a Committee of the Privy Council. I think, if the right hon. Gentleman comes to consider that proposition, he will see it is a reasonable one. I would also like to endorse what my Noble Friend said...
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: Not hereditary honours.
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: That charge was not made by him.
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 2. asked the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether the Deutsche-Asiatische Bank in China has yet been liquidated; if not, whether the liquidation will take place before peace is signed; and whether there is any guarantee that China will proceed with the liquidation of the bank?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 10. asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether the wireless logs of His Majesty's ships are regarded as strictly confidential documents which have to be properly safeguarded like the signal books?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: May I take it from the right hon. Gentleman's answer as to the official character of this book that if a wireless log is missing it will become the subject of inquiry, to be followed by a court-martial?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 43. asked the Secretary of State for War, in view of the misapprehension that might be caused by a single recent case as to the fighting spirit of the officers, whether he will state the number of officers who have volunteered or been accepted for service in North Russia as privates or non-commissioned officers?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: (by Private Notice) asked the Leader of the House whether, when important Clauses or important matters connected with a Bill are under discussion in Standing Committee, will the Government take steps to ensure the presence of a Minister of Cabinet rank? Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that during the Debate on the Women's Enfranchisement Bill this morning in Standing Committee when the...
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: Was Clause 44, to put it under the Ministry of Ways and Means, one of their recommendations?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 56. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will consider the exemption from the special tax on menservants in the case of all men who have been disabled from heavy work by service in the fighting forces?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 10. asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether he can now give information as to the system of entry and training by which boys in the training ships and afloat are to be given the opportunity of passing examinations for midshipmen sufficiently early in life to enable them to reach the highest rank, and can he state when the next examination and subsequent examinations will be held, so...
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: Can the right hon Gentleman say if the special facilities given to these boys include adequate pay for educational purposes?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: Will the right hon. Gentleman put before the Admiralty that this matter has been under consideration for a very long time, and may we hope for results soon?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: Is the hon. Gentleman aware that the post of British Consul-General is also vacant?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 45. asked the Prime Minister whether Admiral of the Fleet, Sir David Beatty, was offered and accepted the post of First Sea Lord last December; whether he is now in the Riviera and has gone there because he is not employed even in an indirect advisory capacity; whether Sir David Beatty has been consulted on Naval policy since the Armistice as Sir Douglas Haig has been consulted on military...
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 53. asked the Prime Minister when the public receptions in London are to be given to Admiral of the Fleet Sir David Beatty and to the officers and men of the naval forces engaged in the War?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 54. asked the Prime Minister on what date or proximate date it is proposed to introduce the resolution of thanks to the various Services in the War and to the officers who in the judgment of the Government have merited special mention by resolution?
Mr Carlyon Bellairs: 44. asked the First Lord of the Admiralty if he will state on what date the Troubridge court-martial was held; whether it was held with closed doors; and on what date the Order in Council became operative enabling these Courts to be held with closed doors?