§ MR. ASHLEY (Lancashire, Blackpool)
To ask the Secretary of State for War what was the deficiency in establishment of the Regular Army on 1st January for the last fifteen years: and how many men enlisted in each of those years.
§ (Answered by Mr. Secretary Haldane.)
§ of the South African War has been excluded, as the numbers were then abnormal. Re-enlisted men have not been included with the recruits.