§ 84. Major CHAPPLE
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether the strategic advantages that would have resulted from a mid-Scotland canal have been sufficiently demonstrated by naval engagements in the North Sea to justify him in getting an expert report with a view to the employment of prisoners of -war on a commercial and strategic enterprise that can have no relation to the present conflict?
§ Dr. MACNAMARA
I am afraid I can only repeat the opinion already expressed to my hon. and gallant Friend that it is not practicable to enter upon a discussion on this matter at the present time.