Territorial Army (Recruiting).

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 23rd May 1922.

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Lieut.-Colonel Sir P. RICHARDSON:

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asked the Secretary of State for War what progress has been made in the enrolment of Territorials during the first four months of the present year, and whether, if he does not regard it as satisfactory, what steps he proposes to take to further popularise the force?

Photo of Mr Worthington Evans Mr Worthington Evans , Colchester

The intake of recruits during the period in question was 15,860. This is not regarded as unsatisfactory, but, compared with other parts of the country, recruiting in London is not good, and steps are being taken to endeavour to remedy this.