HC Deb 21 May 1908 vol 189 cc473-4
MR. HUNT (Shropshire, Ludlow)

To ask the Secretary of State for War whether Line officers attached to the Special Reserve battalions are to pay the usual band subscription which is paid by the other officers of the battalion during its annual training.

(Answered by Mr. Secretary Haldane.) This question is now under consideration.


To ask the Secretary of State for War what allowance will be made by the War Office towards the up-keep of bands of the new infantry Special Reserve battalions.

(Answered by Mr. Secretary Haldane.) An annual allowance of £25, or so much less as has been actually expended, will be granted to each unit of the Special Reserve for a band.