§ Lieut.-Colonel POWNALL
asked the Secretary of State for War what was the strength on the latest available date of Sections A and B of the Army Reserve; and what was the comparable figure on the same date in 1914?
§ Sir L. WORTHINGTON-EVANS
The strength of the three sections of the Army Reserve on 1st March, 1925, and on the corresponding date in 1914 was as follows:
— Section A. Section B. Section D. 1st March, 1914 5,545 104,309 37,535 1st March, 1925 Nil 52,007 39,323
Enrolment for Section A will not commence until the end of the present month.