HC Deb 18 March 1912 vol 35 c1671W

asked the Under-Secretary of State for War whether he will consider the possibility of arranging in future the dates of the annual training camps of Territorial regiments so that these dates do not fall at such times when hay-harvesting is in progress?

Colonel SEELY

The Regulations lay down that the programme of training and the formation of camps are to be arranged by the divisional, mounted brigade or coast defence commanders after consultation with the county associations concerned. The dates are always fixed to suit local convenience as far as other considerations render this possible.

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