MR. JOSEPH COWEN
asked the Financial Secretary for the War Department, What are the last reports as to the health of the troops in the Soudan?
§ SIR ARTHUR HAYTER
The troops on the Nile are so scattered that it is difficult to make up from the Returns any percentage of sick on a given date, but it may be said generally that the health is good. At Suakin the latest report states there is a little over 4 per cent. of sick.
§ MR. ARTHUR O'CONNOR
Can the hon. Gentleman say how many men have been invalided home from the Red Sea?