§ Resolutions [17th March] reported, and agreed to.
§ Ordered, That the Resolution which, upon the 15th day of this instant March, was reported from the Committee of Supply, and which was then agreed to by the House, be now read, and the same was read, as followeth:—
§ "That a number of Land Forces, not exceeding 149,391, all ranks, be maintained for the Service of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland at Home and Abroad, excluding Her Majesty's Indian Possessions, 802 during the year ending on 31st day of March 1888."
§ Ordered, That leave be given to bring in a Bill to provide, during Twelve Months, for the Discipline and Regulation of the Army; and that Mr. Secretary Stanhope, Lord George Hamilton, and The Judge Advocate General do prepare and bring it in.
§ Bill presented, and read the first time. [Bill 202.]