§ MR. LEA
To ask the Secretary of State for War if he will state the number of general, district, and regimental courts martial held in the 16th Lancers during the twelve months ending 28th February, 1906, also the number of regimental entries in this regiment during that period as apart from those awarded by the courts martial above referred to; and if he will also state what position this regiment occupies as regards crime when compared with the other cavalry regiments serving at Home.
(Answered by Mr. Secretary Haldane.) The particulars for the year ended 28th ultimo are as follows:—general courts martial, nil; district courts martial, sixty-nine; regimental courts martial, 1081 six; other regimental entries 300. There are no particulars available for the same period for the Army generally, consequently comparison cannot be made, but for the twelve months ended 30th September, 1905, this regiment stood third on the list of cavalry regiments at home as regards the number of punishments awarded by courts martial.