§ 42. Sir C. HENRY
asked the Financial Secretary to the War Office whether there have been any alterations in the rations of the forces in the United Kingdom as compared with the end of June last; and, if so, will he give the modifications that may have been made?
§ 43. Sir C. HENRY
asked the Financial Secretary to the War Office if he will give the protein value of the present rations to. the forces in the United Kingdom as compared with that of the Expeditionary Force?
§ Mr. FORSTER
The protein value of the present rations as issued to the troops in the United Kingdom is 126.6 grammes daily; that of the normal field ration as issued to the Expeditionary Force, France, is 140 grammes of protein daily; and that. of the lines of communication ration as. issued is 126.6 grammes of protein daily.
§ Sir C. HENRY
Does the right lion. Gentleman consider that the forces in this country and on lines of communication require the same as those in France?