HC Deb 04 June 1913 vol 53 c874

asked the Secretary of State for War to state the number of regular British troops stationed at Kingston, Jamaica; and, if, in view of the strategical importance of Jamaica, he will consider the advisability of steps being taken to strengthen the garrison considerably?

Colonel SEELY

It is not considered to be in the interests of the public service to publish any information concerning the garrison of fortified places. I am, not aware that the present garrison is inadequate for the purpose for which it is maintained, but of course the size and composition of such garrisons are frequently being reviewed and changes would be made in the event of necessity being proved.