HC Deb 22 July 1898 vol 62 cc831-2

I beg to ask the Under Secretary of State for War whether the Scots Guards have ever been quartered in Scot- land; and whether, in the interests of recruiting, he would consider the advisability of quartering those battalions occasionally in the country from which they take their name?


The Scots Guards have not been quartered in Scotland since 1803; it is no doubt desirable in the interest of recruiting to quarter the Scottish regiments from time to time in Scotland, but in the case of the Scots Guards I fear I cannot hold out any immediate hope that such an arrangement could be made.