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Army—Forage For Aldershot

Volume 203: debated on Tuesday 26 July 1870

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Question

said, he would beg to ask the Secretary of State for War, Whether it is true that a fresh Contract, commencing 21st July, to supply Forage for the Camp at Alder-shot, has been given to the firm who were unable to keep their original Contract from the 1st May to 31st October?

said, in reply, that it was true that a firm which had made a previous contract with the Government, with permission, on giving a month's notice, to give it up, had tendered again, and, as it was the lowest tender, the War Office accepted it.