HC Deb 21 April 1871 vol 205 c1466

asked the Secretary of State for War, Whether, in the event of all power over the Militia being transferred from Lieutenants of Counties to the Crown, as proposed in the Army Regulation Bill, the Crown will also bear all expenses connected with that Force now paid out of the rates of counties?


replied that there was no proposal to transfer to the Crown the expenses which now fell on the county rates.