HC Deb 07 March 1933 vol 275 c969
4. Mr. LEVY

asked the Financial Secretary to the War Office what steps are being taken to make good the shortage of 40,000 in the numbers of the Territorial Army, apart from the decision to hold the Territorial camps this year?


I would refer my hon. Friend to the reply which I gave on 7th February to my hon. and gallant Friend the Member for East Lewisham (Sir A. Pownall).


Will the hon. Member do his best to see that this important reserve is not allowed to decline so seriously owing to the pursuit of undue economy?


Is it not a fact that many of the duties of the Territorial Force can be taken over by the Royal Air Force with considerable economy, and just as much efficiency?

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