§ GENERAL RUSSELL (Cheltenham)
I beg to ask the Under Secretary of State for War if he has any objection to state the number of men who have enlisted into the Army and Militia respectively this year as compared with the same period last year.
§ * MR. WYNDHAM
Up to the 30th June 17,434 men had enlisted for the regular Army and 21,268 had joined the Militia as against 17,789 and 22,440 respectively for the same period of 1898. 1540 The enlistments stated above do not include 1,700 men for Colonial Corps as against 780 last year.