HC Deb 19 May 1879 vol 246 c699

gave Notice that on Thursday he would ask the Secretary of State for War to state the number of British Forces of all arms now engaged in the prosecution of Wars in Afghanistan and Zululand respectively, including in each case the troops actually under orders.


said, it might save inconvenience, if he said at once that he did not think he could give any information with regard to the troops employed in India. He was not sure that he had the innformation, or the means of procuring it; but, if he had, of course he would produce it with the rest.