Newspaper cuttings concerning disputes and changes in personnel within the navy

Scope and Content

Newspaper articles concerning the resignation of Christopher Mayhew as Minister of Defence for Navy following disputes over naval policy and JPW Mallalieu being appointed his replacement as Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Navy. The articles also concern the potential impact of these disputes for the upcoming General Election in Mar 1966 and news of a further dispute in Dec 1966 between the First Sea Lord, Sir Varyl Begg, and the Admiralty Board over the future role of the Roal Navy.

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