§ CAPTAIN MORRISON-BELL (Devonshire, Ashburton)
To ask the Secretary of State for War what was the number of the officers, non-commissioned officers, and men of the Volunteers on 1st October, 1905, and 1st February, 1908, respectively.
(Answered by Mr. Secretary Haldane.) As the Return is rendered quarterly, no figures for 1st February, 1908, are available. The following are the figures for 1st October, 1905, 1st January, 1906, 1st October, 1907, and 1st January, 1908 (exclusive in all cases of the Honourable Artillery Company and the Permanent Staff).