§ Mr. GLANVILLE
asked the Secretary of State for War what staff was employed at the War Office headquarters, including outlying branches, in the year 1913„14, and what was the cost?
§ Mr. CHURCHILL
In the year 1913–14 the staff of the War Office numbered 1,637 and the expenditure was £442,283. This sum does not include certain important items which form part of the total cost as shown in Estimates for the current year, namely, office accommodation, printing, stationery, books, cablegrams, travelling and other miscellaneous expenses.