§ MR. FIENNES (Oxfordshire, Banbury)
To ask the Secretary of State 905 for War if he will state the number and description of the troops that were camped and trained in the New Forest in 1904–5 on Crown lands, and the number and description of the troops that are to receive their annual training there this year; and whether the camps are to be situated on Crown land or private property.
(Answered by Mr. Secretary Haldane.) 1904. Royal Marine Artillery, six Volunteer battalions. 1905. Royal Marine Artillery, 1st and 2nd Divisions, Telegraph battalion, Royal Engineers, five Volunteer battalions, and one Cadet Corps. 1906. Royal Marine Artillery, eleven Volunteer battalions, and one Cadet Corps. All these will camp on private property.