§ 9. Mr. ARNOLD
asked the Secretary of State for War whether he will state the number of the staff of the War Office on 31st May, 1919, as compared with the number on the date of the Armistice, 11th November, 1918?
The number of the staff of the War Office on 11th November, 1918, 10 was 21,472, and on 31st May, 1919, 15,721. In March 3,441 of the staff were transferred to the Ministry of Supply. The reduction in the staff of the War Office is, therefore, 2,310 during the period in question.