11. Major BROWN
asked the Secretary of State for War if he is aware that there is considerable dissatisfaction amongst officers of the Army because the gratuities to compulsorily retired officers are regarded as a premium on inefficiency; and whether the same gratuities can be offered in consequence to voluntary retirements until the necessary numbers are completed?
§ Lieut.-Colonel STANLEY
I would refer my hon. and gallant Friend to the answers which my right hon. Friend gave to questions on this subject on the 23rd May last.