§ 32. Captain BOURNE
asked the Financial Secretary to the War Office the percentage increases in the Army Votes for effective and non-effective services between 1914 and 1927, and the proportion between the Vote for non-effective services of the total Army Vote in each of these years?
§ Commodore KING
Comparing the provision in Army Estimates 1914–15 and 1927–28, effective services show an increase of 35 per cent. and non-effective services an increase of 102 per cent. In 1914–15, non-effective services represented 13.8 per cent. of the total provision. In 1927–28 they account for 19.3 per cent. of the total.