HC Deb 16 August 1887 vol 319 c681
MR. COGHILL (Newcastle-under-Lyme)

asked the Secretary of State for War, If any commissions have been given to men in the ranks in the regiments of the Guards during the last 10 years?

THE SECRETARY OF STATE (Mr. E. STANHOPE) (Lincolnshire, Horncastle)

Yes, Sir; 22 commissions have been so given, including those of Quartermaster and Riding Master.