War Office.

Oral Answers to Questions — National Expenditure. – in the House of Commons on 21st February 1922.

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Photo of Mr Frank Briant Mr Frank Briant , Lambeth North

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asked the Secretary of State for War whether it is his intention to issue any memorandum commenting on the findings of the Geddes Committee?

Photo of Mr Worthington Evans Mr Worthington Evans , Colchester

I have no present intention of issuing such a memorandum.

Photo of Mr Frank Briant Mr Frank Briant , Lambeth North

Is such a memorandum being prepared?

Photo of Mr Worthington Evans Mr Worthington Evans , Colchester

I have said I have no present intention of issuing such a memorandum.

Captain BENN:

Does that answer mean that the right hon. Gentleman accepts the findings of the Geddes Committee?

Photo of Mr Worthington Evans Mr Worthington Evans , Colchester

It means exactly what I have said—that I have no present intention of issuing such a memorandum.

HON. MEMBERS:

What about future intentions?

Photo of Mr Worthington Evans Mr Worthington Evans , Colchester

As to that we must wait and see.