HC Deb 09 July 1913 vol 55 c401

asked the Secretary of State for War, if the total result of the recent changes in the Artillery Will be that the seventy-two batteries of the Expeditionary Force will be placed on a higher establishment than before; if so, if he will give the total number of field batteries serving at Home at present, as well as the number which are on the higher establishment; and if he will also give the number of field batteries which will be present at the forthcoming manœuvres which will be on the higher establishment, with officers, with noncommissioned officers, with men, with horses, and with guns?

Colonel SEELY

The total number of batteries now serving at Home is ninety-nine, of which the seventy-two allotted to the Expeditionary Force are on the higher establishment. The field batteries attending the forthcoming manœuvres will be on the manoeuvre establishment.