§ SIR W. BARTTELOT (Sussex, N. W.)
on behalf of Sir JOHN KENNAWAY (Honiton): I beg to ask the Secretary of State for War whether it is a fact that in 11 months, in four adjoining 772 rooms on the ground floor in the Spanish Pavilion of Gibraltar, there have been four cases of fever, two of which have been serious cases of enteric; and whether he can give assurance that the unsanitary State of the building will be dealt with at once?
§ * THE FINANCIAL SECRETARY TO THE WAR OFFICE (Mr. BRODRICK,) Surrey, Guildford
There have been three cases of fever, of which two were enteric, in four adjoining rooms on the ground floor of the Spanish Pavilion during the last 11 months. The rooms of the lower floor have been closed; and steps have been taken for dealing at once with the sanitary defects of the Spanish Pavilion, if any remain after the overhaul it recently underwent. There has been no case of fever since June.