HC Deb 25 May 1903 vol 122 c1628

To ask the Secretary of State for War if he will say who is the officer responsible for paying Militia recruits; and how are the recruits of the Queen's County Militia paid, and by whom.

(Answered by Mr. Secretary Brodrick.) Militia recruits, if drilling on enlistment, are paid by the company officers of the depôt at which they are drilled, and if drilling on preliminary drill, are paid by the. officers called up to assist in the preliminary drill. There is no information at the War Office to show that the regiment mentioned is adopting a system not in accordance with the usual procedure.