§ 56. Captain WRIGHT
asked if inquiry is from time to time made into the average age, efficiency for duty, percentage of sick, and defaulters among noncommissioned officers and men passed from hospital as for permanent base and employed at the various camps at the bases in France or on the lines of com- 471 munication; and, if not, will he appoint a small Commission to visit those camps and report on these matters?
§ Mr. TENNANT
The appointment of a Commission to inquire into the manner in which the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, British Army in the field, exercises his duties in regard to the important matter in question is not contemplated.