HC Deb 22 October 1919 vol 120 cc18-9
25. Mr. HOLMES

asked the Secretary of State for War if he will state what is the present number of conscripts retained with the Colours?


The number of men serving in the Army on a non-volunteer basis, on the 15th October, was 615,000. Of these, 96,000 had been demobilised, and were on demobilisation furlough.