Mr. BENNETT-GOLDNEY also
asked how many Secretary of State scholarships of £50 a year have been given to non-commissioned officers and men of the Regular Army promoted from the ranks since the 19th March, 1913, up to the 25th June, 1914, inclusive?
§ Mr. TENNANT
The number of warrant officers and non-commissioned officers commissioned since 1st January, 1914, who are 949W qualified for the new emoluments has been seven. My right hon. Friend the late Secretary of State for War stated in his speech on 19th March, 1913, that the new scheme would not take effect before 1st January.