HC Deb 06 February 1939 vol 343 c640
78. Mr. Joel

asked the Secretary of State for War, what steps are being taken to increase the establishments and strengths of the Yeomanry regiments of the Territorial Army; and whether it is proposed to establish any additional Yeomanry regiments?

The Financial Secretary to the War Office (Sir Victor Warrender)

The establishment of a Yeomanry regiment of the Territorial Army was increased by 36 other ranks with effect from 1st November last, and, with a view to increasing the strength of these regiments, recruitment in excess of peace establishment is authorised up to 30 per cent. The formation of additional Yeomanry regiments is not contemplated.

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