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Dockyards (Tenders)

Volume 235: debated on Wednesday 26 February 1930

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asked the First Lord of the Admiralty on how many occasions during the last six months tenders have been sought by his Department from His Majesty's dockyards and rejected in favour of contract work outside?

The preparation of the figures asked for would entail an expenditure of time and labour which would not be justified. I would refer the hon. Member to the second part of my reply on 19th February [OFFICIAL REPORT, Column 1360] to the hon. Member for Devonport (Mr. Hore-Belisha).