Enlistment.

Oral Answers to Questions — Royal Navy. – in the House of Commons am ar 31 Gorffennaf 1935.

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Photo of Mr George Griffiths Mr George Griffiths , Hemsworth

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asked the First Lord of the Admiralty the number of applications for enlistment in the Navy during the past six months, and the number accepted?

Photo of Sir Victor Warrender Sir Victor Warrender , Grantham

The number of applications for entry into the Royal Navy and Royal Marines during the six months ending 30th June last was 25,459. The number of candidates required and accepted was 3,726.

Photo of Mr Wilfred Paling Mr Wilfred Paling , Wentworth

Does the number of acceptances represent any improvement on past times?

Photo of Sir Victor Warrender Sir Victor Warrender , Grantham

The number of acceptances represents the number of men who are required. If the hon. Member wants any further details, perhaps he will put down a question.

Photo of Mr Wilfred Paling Mr Wilfred Paling , Wentworth

That does not mean that all the others were refused because they were medically unfit?