§ 19. Major Sir BERTRAM FALLE
asked the First, Lord of the Admiralty the number of years able seamen are now serving before advancement to leading seamen the number of years served by leading seamen before advancement to petty officer; and the number of years served by petty officers before advancement to chief petty officer; which branches have automatic promotion; and how time served for advancement by those branches who possess automatic promotion compares with those branches whose advancement is by depot roster?
§ Commander EYRES - MONSELL
I should be obliged if my hon. and gallant Friend would repeat his question in a week's time, when I hope the information requested will be available.