HC Deb 04 August 1904 vol 139 c957
MR. RUNCIMAN (Dewsbury)

To ask the President of the Board of Trade whether he will be able to issue shortly a revised edition of the Fiscal Blue-book of last year, with the figures brought up to date, and any supplementary information bearing upon the subject which his Department may have been able to obtain.

(Answered by Mr. Gerald Balfour.) Supplementary information on certain subjects bearing on British and foreign trade and industrial conditions is being prepared by the Board of Trade for publication. It is not proposed at present to publish a revised edition of the volume referred to in the Question, but the opportunity will be taken to revise and bring up to date some of the tables published in it.

Distribution. (1) (2) (3)
Total number of rank and file with over two years service. Number of those in (1) who extended service. Number of those in (1) who did not extend.
India 2,035 1,192 843
Elsewhere 10,246 1,823 8,423
Total 12,281 3,015 9,266