HC Deb 07 August 1900 vol 87 cc916-7

I beg to, ask the Under Secretary of State for War if any progress has been made with the furnishing of officers' mess and married † See page 637 of this volume. men's quarters in the United Kingdom, so as to decrease the cost of home transport and the difficulty of moving officers and regiments from one station to another.


The question of furnishing officers' mosses and quarters is one factor in the general problem of reducing officers' expenses, which, as I have explained, must be treated as a whole. I Some progress has already been made in dealing with it, and the hon. Member may be assured that the matter will receive attention during the autumn.