HC Deb 17 April 1905 vol 145 c299
DR. THOMPSON (Monaghan, N.)

To ask the Secretary of State for War if, when the territorial regiments are formed, he intends to continue the Militia; and, if so, how he proposes to find recruits for a long-service Army, a short-service Army, and the Militia.

(Answered by Mr. Secretary Arnold-Forster.) The reply to the first part of the Question is in the affirmative. With regard to the second part there is no intention of changing the present system of obtaining recruits. The proposals made do not involve any addition to the number of recruits required.