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  • Presbyterian Church, Aldershot. (3 speeches)

    31. asked the Secretary of State for War what is the position in regard to a Presbyterian church for Aldershot; whether he has approached the Treasury for a grant for the erection of such a...

  • Royal Army Medical Corps (Officers' Pensions). (9 speeches)

    33. asked the Secretary of State for War if he is aware that an officer in the Royal Army Medical Corps has recently retired, after 20 years' service, with a pension of £328 per annum, and...

  • Horse Hire (Glamorgan). (9 speeches)

    35. asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is aware that Mr. Rhys Davies, farmer, of Mill Farm, Miskin, Pontyclun, Glamorgan, and a number of other farmers in Glamorgan, have not yet...

  • Coast Artillery School, Shoeburyness. (2 speeches)

    36. asked the Secretary of State for War whether, seeing that the commandant of the Coast Artillery School receives a salary of £950 and the superintendent of experiments receives a salary...

  • Clothing Factory (Wages). (16 speeches)

    37. asked the Secretary of State for War hew many of the employés at the Army Clothing Factory are in receipt of wages of 49s. a week, and what are their duties; and whether, in view of the...

  • Judge Advocate-General (Legal Assistant). (2 speeches)

    38. asked the Secretary of State for War what are the legal qualifications of the legal assistant of the Judge Advocate-General, who is to receive a salary of £288 for the year...

  • Chelsea Hospital. (2 speeches)

    39. asked the Secretary of State for War whether, seeing that 500 in-pensioners of Chelsea Hospital receive £2,939 in pay and 16 officials receive £5,528, in addition to retired pay in...

  • Riding Establishment (Royal Artillery). (3 speeches)

    40. asked the Secretary of State for War if he will furnish details of the proposed expenditure of £13,000 for riding instruction to the 225 cadets at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich,...

  • Educational Establishments. (4 speeches)

    41. asked the Secretary of State for War whether, seeing that in the Army Estimates provision is made for some 52 educational establishments and schools of instruction, each under a commandant or...

  • Grenadier Guards (Camp). (4 speeches)

    43. asked the Secretary of State for War if he will explain why a battalion of the Grenadier Guards at Aldershot has been ordered to go under canvas on 1st April; and whether, in view of the...

  • Royal Dockyard, Woolwich (Discharges). (2 speeches)

    44. asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is aware that, in connection with the proposed evacuation of the Royal Dockyard at Woolwich, a number of soldiers' widows who have been...

  • Royal Scots Greys (Recruits). (2 speeches)

    60. asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is aware that practically no recruits of Scottish nationality are being drafted into the Royal Scots Greys Regiment; and whether he will take...

  • Recruits (Defective Eyesight and Teeth). (2 speeches)

    61. asked the Secretary of State for War what number of the 49,245 men who were rejected last year as recruits to the Army were refused on the ground of defective eyesight, and what number on...

  • Sudan Casualty Allowances. (4 speeches)

    62. asked the Secretary of State for War why the casualty allowances in the Sudan are considerably lower than those payable in respect of casualties arising out of the Great War?

  • Ex-Ranrer Officers. (2 speeches)

    64. asked the Secretary of State for War whether he can inform the House what the approximate cost would be of granting officers' pensions to warrant and non-commissioned officers of the Regular...

  • Supplementary Reserve. (3 speeches)

    65 and 66. asked the Secretary of State for War (1) if he will inform this House, from the answers given to question 5 in the enlistment form filled up by men desirous of joining the Army...

  • Youths (Discharge) (2 speeches)

    67. asked the Secretary of State for War if he is prepared to introduce the necessary changes in enlistment Regulations whereby boys or youths who enlist before reaching the age of 17 may have...

  • Discipline (Committee's Report). (4 speeches)

    68. asked the Secretary of State for War when the Committee appointed to consider questions of discipline is likely to report; and whether it is intended to publish the Report?

  • Sandhurst Cadets (Fees). (2 speeches)

    69. asked the Financial Secretary to the War Office how many of the cadets at present in the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, are exempt from payment of fees; how many are paying the privileged...