§ 57. Mr. HUNT
asked what was the total shortage in the Regular Army on the 1st of June last; what was the shortage amongst the Regular British troops stationed in India on the 1st June last; what was the shortage in the Regular Army stationed at Home on the same date; and how much of this shortage occurred in the infantry of the line?
§ Mr. TENNANT
In answer to the first three parts of the question the figures are respectively as follows:—
11,084, 675, and 10,425.
Of these total deficiencies the shortage in the Infantry of the Line was in each case respectively:—
8,743, 117, and 8,564.