§ MR. KENNETH BALFOUR (Christchurch)
To ask the Secretary of State for War what is the actual strength of each regiment of Foot Guards at the present time, and what is the establishment authorised for the same.
(Answered by Mr. Secretary Brodrick.) The figures are as follows:—
It will be observed that the deficiency is mainly in the Coldstream and Scots Guards, to each of which an additional battalion has been recently added.
Estab. Strength. Grenadier Guards 2,661 2,433 Coldstream Guards 2,661 2,252 Scots Guards 2,679 2,094 Irish Guards 1,100 1,145