HC Deb 05 July 1910 vol 18 cc1492-3

asked what number of vacancies in the commissioned ranks of all grades existed in the Guards, Cavalry, Artillery, and Line Regiments, respectively, as on 30th April, 1909 and 1910, or on any two corresponding dates of this year and last which it may be easier to select for purposes of comparison?


The number of vacancies for first appointments on 30th April, 1909, and 30th April, 1910, respectively were as follows:—

1909. 1910.
Cavalry 36 41
Royal Artillery 68 37
Foot Guards 10 13
Infantry 134 91
There were no vacancies in the higher grades which are filled by promotion in the ordinary course.