§ MR. CARR-GOMM
To ask the President of the Board of Trade whether mechanicians leaving the Royal Navy will be qualified and eligible to sit in examination for certificates as Board of Trade engineers: and whether warrant mechanicians will be entitled without examination to certificates of service as second-class engineers.
(Answered by Mr. Churchill.) Mechanicians leaving the Royal Navy will be allowed to sit for examination for certificates of competency as engineer, issued by the Board of Trade on the same conditions as engineers in the mercantile marine. The reply to the latter part of the Question is in the negative.