§ 35. Sir N. Grattan-Doyle
asked the Secretary of State for War whether he will state for some recent convenient date the strength, respectively, of the Regular Army, the Army Reserve, the Supplementary Reserve, and the Territorial Army; and the deficit in establishment on the same date in the Regular Army and the Territorial Army?
§ Mr. Hore-Belisha
As the answer contains a number of figures, I will, with my hon. Friend's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.
§ Following is the answer:
|(i) Strength of the military forces on 1st February.|
|Regular Army Reserve.||—||126,474||126,474|
|(ii) The deficits, all ranks, on present establishments, in the Regular and Territorial Armies on 1st February were 19,002 and 40,751 respectively.|