HC Deb 07 August 1907 vol 180 c66
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.