HC Deb 26 June 1899 vol 73 cc588-9
MR. PIRIE (Aberdeen, N.)

I beg to ask the Under Secretary of State for War would he state the number of commissions granted from the ranks, excluding those given to quartermasters and riding masters, during the following p[...]r[...]ods: 1886–90, both inclusive; 1891–5, both inclusive; and during each of the years 1896, 1897, and 1898; also the percentage which such commissions bear to the total number granted in each of those periods, excluding those to quarter and riding masters.


If the hon. and gallant Member will move for a Return it will be granted.