§ *SIR CHAELES DILKE (Gloucester shire, Forest of Dean)
I beg to ask the Under Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs whether he can inform the House what troops are being employed in the Somaliland operations.
§ THE UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE FOR FOEEIGN AFFAIRS (LORD CRANBORNE, Rochester)
The 6th Battalion of the King's African Rifles 500 strong assisted by local levies 1,500 strong. Recently these troops have been reinforced by 60 Sikhs from the Sikh Contingent 974 in British Central Africa, and in addition 300 men of the 2nd Battalion King's African Rifles are on their way from British Central Africa. In all there will be 2,360 men; two seven-pounder and six nine-pounder R. M. L. guns have also been supplied.