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Woolwich Arsenal

Volume 154: debated on Wednesday 31 May 1922

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asked the Secretary of State for War whether the Government has received any offer from any company or firm for the lease of the river frontage of the Woolwich Royal Dockyard and Arsenal; and, if so, whether the Government intend leasing the same for some sound constructive scheme that will find work for the Woolwich unemployed?

The answer to the first part of the question is in the negative, but, as I am informing my hon. and gallant Friend the Member for East Woolwich (Captain Gee), I have it in contemplation to set up a Committee of Inquiry into the future of Woolwich.