§ 26. Brigadier-General NATION
asked the Financial Secretary to the War Office whether a census of Horses suitable for military purposes is ever carried out; and, if so, what the total cost of such a census to the War Department is?
§ The FINANCIAL SECRETARY to the WAR OFFICE (Mr. Duff Cooper)
A census of all horses and ponies in Great Britain is taken periodically. The last was held in 1924. A further census will be taken in May this year, the provision in Estimates being £l,000.