HC Deb 07 January 1913 vol 46 cc983-4
23. Captain MURRAY

asked the right hon. Gentleman whether it is proposed in the near future to issue a new pattern machine gun to the British Army; and, if so, whether he is in a position to give a description of the gun?

Colonel SEELY

I have nothing at present to add to the information which I gave my hon. and gallant Friend on this subject on Tuesday, 31st December.

Captain MURRAY

Have any orders been placed for the new machine gun?

Colonel SEELY

Yes, Sir.

24. Captain MURRAY

asked the names of the great Powers of Europe who have adopted in their armies the new Vickers rifle-calibre automatic gun?

Colonel SEELY

There is no official information at my disposal which I can publish on this subject.