HC Deb 03 August 1857 vol 147 cc932-3

, having presented, by command of Her Majesty, certain Supplementary Army Estimates, said, —These are Estimates for the service of such portion of the Militia as Parliament may authorize Her Majesty to embody, and as Her Majesty may be advised to embody, during the course of the year. My noble Friend the Secretary of State for the War Department will present to-day to the other House of Parliament a Bill to empower the Queen, though there be no war or insurrection within the realm, which are the conditions requisite at present for the embodiment of the Militia, to embody between this and the 24th of March next any portion of the Militia which it may be advisable to call out.