§ MR. LAMBERT (Devonshire,) South Molton
I beg to ask the Secretary of State for War what is the present strength of British Forces in south Africa; and if he can state the approximate number of British troops contemplated to be kept in that country.
§ MR. BRODRICK
The present strength of the Forces in south Africa is about 38,000. The garrison is in course of reduction to about 30,000.