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Army Estimates, 1937

Volume 326: debated on Monday 26 July 1937

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"That a sum, not exceeding £31,436,000, be granted to His Majesty, to defray the charge which will come in course of payment during the year ending on the 31st day of March, 1938, for Expenditure in respect of the Army Services, namely:

£
3. Medical Services1,055,000
4. Educational Establishments1,053,000
5. Quartering and Movements1,909,000
6. Supplies, Road Transport and Remounts6,005,000
7. Clothing1,565,000
8. General Stores2,923,000
9. Warlike Stores15,880,000
12. War Office1,046,000
£31,436,000"

Question put,

The Committee proceeded to a Division and The DEPUTY-CHAIRMAN stated that he thought the "Ayes" had it; and on his decision being challenged, it appeared to him that the Division was unnecessarily claimed, and he accordingly called upon the Members who supported and who challenged his decision successively to rise in their places, and he declared the

" Ayes" had it, eleven Members only who challenged his decision having stood up.