HC Deb 18 February 1907 vol 169 cc524-5
LORD J. JOICEY-CECIL (Lincolnshire, Stamford)

To ask the Secretary of State for War what is the quantity of flour used at the various military stations in England where bread is not supplied to the troops by contract; and what is the average price per 280 lbs. sack at each.

(Answered by Mr. Secretary Haldane.) The quantities are as follows:—

Number of Sacks of 280 lbs. each yearly.
Aldershot 22,679
Chatham 2,200
Netley 4,528
Shorncliffe 3,089
Woolwich 4,857
Total 37,353

The general average contract price per sack for the whole of these stations for the period 1st December, 1906, to 31st May, 1907, is 20s. 2½d. The particular contract price at each station is confidential.