§ CAPTAIN NORTON
I beg to ask the Under Secretary of State for War whether he can state the number of patients that pass through the convalescent home at Eastbourne during the year; and what allowance, if any, is granted to the soldier to enable him to supplement the capabilities of his home when allowed to go there for convalescence?
§ MR. BRODRICK
On the average of the last five years 68 patients have passed yearly through the convalescent home at Eastbourne. A soldier on sick furlough receives, in addition to his pay, a ration allowance of 6d. and a messing allowance of 3d. a day.