§ Mr. BENNETT-GOLDNEY
asked the Under - Secretary of State for War if he will give the number of trained non-commissioned officers and men of the Territorial Force who have been tested in musketry in 1911, with the number of those who qualified in the standard test; failed to qualify; did not complete their course; the number of trained men who have fired their preliminary practice on a 30 yards range; and the number of men trained who have fired their standard test on a 30 yards range; and if he will also give the number of trained non-commissioned officers and men of the Territorial Force who did not fire the musketry course in 1910–11?
§ Colonel SEELY
The figures available (inclusive of those for officers) are as follows:—Tested, 125,126; qualified, 111,830; failed, 13,296; not completing course, 7,292; qualified under Paragraph 361 (2) T.F. Regulations, 13,248. No statistics are available at the War Office as regards numbers firing preliminary practice on 30-yards ranges. The standard test cannot be fired on a 30 yards range.