Mr. BOWER MAN
asked the Financial Secretary to the War Office if he will state the financial arrangement come to with the London General Omnibus Company for the commandeering of their omnibuses in case of emergency; and whether the servants of the company who are badged come under B Reserve?
§ Mr. FORSTER
An agreement is in force with the London General Omnibus Company whereby they guarantee to produce certain buses in certain eventualities. For their services they receive a small retaining fee on each bus required and a rate of hire will be paid for each bus called out. The answer to the second part of the question is in the affirmative.