Officers (Promotion).

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 21st March 1935.

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Photo of Brigadier-General John Nation Brigadier-General John Nation , Kingston upon Hull East

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asked the Financial Secretary to the War Office whether the Stanhope Committee on the promotion of officers in the Army has presented its report in the case of arms of the service other than the infantry; and what steps are proposed to carry out its recommendation?

Photo of Sir Douglas Hacking Sir Douglas Hacking , Chorley

The committee which has been dealing with this question has recently presented its report, and with regard to the Royal Artillery I hope next week to be in a position to give an outline of the decisions taken. As regards other arms the recommendations are still under consideration.

Photo of Brigadier-General John Nation Brigadier-General John Nation , Kingston upon Hull East

If I put down a question say in about a fortnight's time, will my right hon. Friend then be able to give further details about the scheme?

Photo of Sir Douglas Hacking Sir Douglas Hacking , Chorley

With regard to the Royal Artillery, I think I could give a reply on Tuesday.

Photo of Sir Douglas Hacking Sir Douglas Hacking , Chorley

With regard to the other arms, I would not care to give a reply at the moment.