§ SIR ROBERT ROPNER (Stockton)
I beg to ask the Secretary to the Board of Trade if he will state the number of†See (4) Debates cxlii., 1378.796 boys who have been, up to now, apprenticed to the sea in the mercantile navy, under the scheme initiated by the right hon. Member for Croydon when President of the Board of Trade.
§ MR. BONAR LAW
The number of boy sailors enrolled up to the 18th instant under the scheme referred to by my hon. friend was 4,373.