§ Mr. D. GRAHAM
asked the Secretary of State for War and Air what is the present strength of the military forces in Ireland; and what is the number of tanks there?
§ Mr. CHURCHILL
The number of troops at present in Ireland is 36,847, of which 34,382 are effectives. As regards the last part of the question, there are 40 tanks, including four which have been notified to the Disposal Board for disposal.