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Volume 203: debated on Monday 18 July 1870

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said, he would beg to ask the First Lord of the Admiralty, Whether the Government intend to take any measures to strengthen the Naval Power of the Country, the better to be prepared for any eventuality?

I presume, Sir, I shall have the feeling of the House entirely with me when I say that that is not a Question which I can be expected to answer on the present occasion.