HC Deb 29 May 1905 vol 147 cc77-8

in accordance with private notice, asked when the Report of Sir William Butler's Committee would be presented to the House; when the evidence would be available; and how and by whom the recommendations of the Committee had been communicated to the Press before being presented to the House.


said the Report had been received and communicated both to the Council of Defence and the Public Accounts Committee, as representing the House of Commons. The evidence would be presented as soon as it was printed. He was not aware how the recommendations of the Committee had reached the Press, and certainly it was not through the War Office