§ MR. F. E. SMITH (Liverpool, Walton)
; I beg to ask the Secretary of State for War what effect he proposes to give and when to the recommendation of Lord Cromer that the Egyptian garrison should be reinforced.
§ MR. HALDANE
Effect was given to the recommendation of Lord Cromer that the Egyptian garrison should be reinforced at the time that the recommendation was made. The permanent reinforcements consisted of a regiment of cavalry, a battery of Royal Horse Artillery and the four companies of a Line Regiment stationed in Egypt which were transferred from Crete.