§ Colonel GREENE
asked the Secretary of State for War whether he can state the number of worn-out or cast Army horses 221W which have been sold in France or Egypt since the commencement of the War; and whether this method of disposing of horses no longer fit for military service is still employed?
§ Mr. FORSTER
The number of cast Army horses sold since the beginning of the War up to the 1st September, 1916, has been:—
To the last part of the question the reply is in the affirmative.
In France … … … 17,922. In Egypt … … … 670.