HC Deb 30 March 1914 vol 60 c856W

asked the Secretary for War how many times the Army Council met as a Council last year and how many times the Army Council has met as a Council during the present year; and will he give approximately the dates of the last three meetings?


There were fourteen meetings last year, and there have been four during the present year. The answer to the last part of the question is that the meetings have been held during the last five weeks.


asked the Secretary for War whether the generals who met at the War Office on Thursday warned the Army Council that no single regiment could be counted on to fight on the Liberal side in case of civil war; whether any question of such a character as to call for such language was asked; whether any such language was, in fact, used; and whether any information was given by the War Office to the military correspondent of the "Daily Telegraph"?


The answer to all parts of this question is in the negative.

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