HC Deb 26 July 1875 vol 226 c57

asked the Secretary of State for War, Whether, owing to the unusual inclemency of the weather and the consequent extreme wear and tear of the clothes and accoutrements of both officers and men during the late Summer Drills, it is the intention of the Government to grant any compensation?


, in reply, said, that in consequence of the unusually severe weather to which the troops had been exposed, his attention had been directed to the subject referred to in anticipation of the Question. He had already taken steps in respect of it in the sense his hon. and gallant Friend suggested.