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NAVY ESTIMATES.!

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THE PARLIAMENTARY DEBATE ON…

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PONTYPOOL.

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LAMPETER.

NEWPORT.

ABERDAIZE.

SUPPLY.—THE ARMY.

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vol inteer corps; £ 7,UU0 for rewards for distinguished service.,i £39,OOU for the pay ut general officers*; a sum of £2S.00i! for the full-pay of retired officers £ 2o0,000 for half-pay and military allowances; £ 22. iOO for foreign half-pay £64,000 for widows' pensions; £4<0100 for the compassionate list; i 17,000 for the hospitals at Chelsea and Kiiiiiaiiiiiaiii CjOO,000 for the out-peu- simer.s. On the last vote Mr. HUME wished to know the tiumoer, of out- :p1:W)1\er" who were enrolled Mr. F. MAULE could not tell the exact number of out-pen- eirM>ers; but the numiier enrolled last year, consisting of those above 4;") years ot'a.'e who were fit for service, was 20.000.. Mr. HUME inquired how many there were in Irelaud Mr. F. MAULE said, the number was 3,000. Sir H. VERNEY inquired whether the right horv. gentleman had investigated the possibility of employing pensioners in subordinate situations, as carriers, messengers, &c., in the public departments. Mr. F. AIAUI.E said that many were employed by private indi- viduals, and every year he received applications from pensioners to be exempt from enrolment, on account of the twelve days ser- v.ce which was required interfering wi h the appointment* they 1-.eld, A vote of £ ■ 0.000 on account for superannuation allowances was then agreed to.