HC Deb 17 May 1928 vol 217 cc1212-3
65. Mr. FENBY (for Mr. HARRIS)

asked the Secretary of State for War how many temporary officers are still holding active appointments in the Army; and how many were holding similar positions in May, 1926?

The SECRETARY of STATE for WAR (Sir Laming Worthington-Evans)

On 1st May, 1928, there were 100 officers not holding permanent regular commissions serving with the Regular Army compared with approximately 150 on 1st May, 1926. Of the 100, TO are medical and dental officers filling vacancies on the establishment in the absence of fully qualified candidates for permanent commissions.

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