§ Mr. HOHLER
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether he would enlarge the class of those eligible to qualify for the grade of interpreter under Section 9, Article 343 et seq., of the King's Admiralty Regulations, for example, by opening it up to naval writers; and whether he would confer upon classes other than those enumerated in Article 343 the benefits of Article 346 (b)?
§ The FIRST LORD of the ADMIRALTY (Mr. McKenna)
This question has been considered by the Admiralty on previous occasions, when names were called for from the Fleet of any writers who had a knowledge of a foreign language, and their names were noted. The numbers affected were so small that it was not considered desirable to make any extension in the existing regulations for interpreters.