§ CAPTAIN CRAIG (Down, E.)
I beg to ask the Secretary of State for War whether advantage may be taken of the Territorial Army Committee to inquire into the question of the unpreparedness of this country in regard to the obtaining of recruits for foreign service in the time of war; and whether he will address to the Committee such questions as will enable him to construct machinery whereby on the outbreak of hostilities the pick of emergency Volunteers who do not belong to any branch of the service may be most readily obtained without friction.
*THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOK WAR (Mr. HAUDANE,) Haddington
As I have already explained to the House, I am not prepared at the present moment to state the various questions which are being put to this Committee. I am not, therefore, in a position to give the hon. and gallant Member any information on the points raised in his Question.