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TABLE OF CONTENTS.
(For Alphabetical Index, see page 247.)
VOTES for NON-EFFECTIVE Services (Nos. 14 to 16)
103 to 126
2. Detail of the Charge for Regimental Pay, giving full particulars of the Regimental
8. Detail of the Pay, Wages, &c., of Crews of War Department Vessels and Army Service
STATEMENT showing the net EXPENDITURE on ARMY SERVICES from 1898-99
to 1905–06, and the net Army ESTIMATES for 1906–07 and 1907-08, according to the several ARMY VOTES.
STATEMENT OF ARMY EXPENDITURE FROM 1898–99 TO 1905-06
Vote II. VOTE III. VOTE IV. Vote V. VOTE VI. VOTE VII.VOTE VIIT VOTE IX. VOTE X.
Pay, &c., of Medical
421,054 | 1,231,995 1,346,413 4,751,934 1,033,092 | 2,508,168 1,828,877 438,000 1,220,000 1,422,300 4,577,000 812,000 3,302,000 2,264,200
1905-06. Estimate arranged
as in former years.
Vote I. VOTE II. VOTE III. VOTE IV. VOTE V. VOTE VI. VOTE VII. VOTE VIII. VOTE IX. | VOTE X.
£. 20,096,373 Net increase on expenditure for 1897–98,
567,983. Transport again increased, on acrount of the Soudan Expedition und Mancnvres, and there was additional expenditure on Medical Services, Supplies,
and Stores, due to the increase of the Army. 43,065,398 | Extra charges due to the South African War,
22,790,0001.; other expenditure, 20,275,3981, showing net increase on 1898. 99 of 179,0251, due to an increase of expenditure on Vote I. (additional numbers) and on Vote X. (Barracks, &c.). Cost of transport was reduced by suspension of ordinary moves
through the war. 91,343,544 | Extra charges due to the South African War,
61,991,0001., and China Expedition, 3,270,0001.; other expenditure, 26,082,5441, showiny net increase on 1899-1900 of 5,807,1461., due chiefly to increased permanent numbers of the Army, to rise in the price of supplies, and to special train. ing of the Auxiliary Forces, and home
defence measures. 92,660.874 Extra charges due to the South African
War, 62,324,5001., and Chine Expedition, 1,807,8001.; other expenditure, 28,528,5741., showing increase on 1900-01 of 2,446,0301. mainly due to the increase of the Army, and to expenditure on “Mowatt" reserves
of stores. 68,863,527 | Extra charges due to the South African War,
39,307,000l., China Expedition, 587,9001., and Somaliland Expedition, 252, 2001., other expenditure, 28,716,6271., showing net increase on 1901-02 of 188,0531., due chiefly to the pension charges resulting
from the war. 36,728,618 Extra charges due to the South African
War, 3,230,0001. China Expedition, 393,0001. ; Somaliland, 1,618,0001. ; other expenditure, 31,487,0001., showing a net increase on 1902-03 of 2,770,0001., due to retention of troops in South Africa, and to increased expenditure on field training and maneuvres, works, and the improvement of the Medical, Educational, Intelligence
and Remount Departments. 28,895,624 Extra charges due to Somaliland operations,
412,0001. Other expenditure, 28,483,0001., 29,813,000 showing a net decrease on 1903-4 of
3,004,0001. due to completion of expenditure on “ Mowatt ” reserves of stores ; to utilisation of stocks of clothing surplus after the war; to the reduction of men and animals in S. Africa ; and to further receipts from sales of anima's and stores in S. Africa and China.
£. 28,478,863 Reduction on normal expenditure of 1904-5.
4,0001. Savin, s due to reduction of Coronial Infantry establishments, disbanılment of Garrison Regiment, etc., utilisation of more surplus clothing, and completion in 1904-5 of the “Mowatt" reserves of Stores, wise balanced by expenditure of 1,478.0001. on re-armament of Horse aud Field Artillery and growth of charges for Service Pay, Army
Reserve, Loan annuities and non-effective 29,796,000 services.
Net decrease on Estimate 1905-6, 17,0001.
1,187,0001. provided for je armament of Horse and Field Arillery. Suvings by reduction of Establishments and on Sea Transport, bilance! by increase of Army Reserve (220,0001.), partial exhaustion of surplus Atocks of clothing, increased pro. vision for Rifles and Small Arm Animu.
nition, ad growih of non-effective 27,760,000
charges. Net decrease on Estimate 1906–7, 2,036,0001.
488,000'. provided for re-armament of Horse and Field Artillery (d.crease 099.0001.). Other savings by reduction of Establishments (men and horses), partly balanced by increases under Army Re.
EXPLANATIONS of the DIFFERENCES between the Numbers and Amounts proposed
in the ARMY ESTIMATES for 1907-08 and those Voted for 1906-07.
VOTE A.-NUMBERS: DECREASE 14,100.
It is necessary, when Establishments are in course of reduction, to provide in this Vote for numbers temporarily in excess of the new (reduced) Establishments until they can be absorbed. Allowing for the provision so made in 1906–7 and 1907–8, the real reduction of Establishments is 16,600, as follows :
TOTAL OF VOTE A -
1 86,400 203,000
The following Statement shows in detail the variations in Regimental Units :
There are also some changes under Permanent Staff of Auxiliary Forces, Staff and Departments and Miscellaneous Establishments which result in a net decrease of 472 as follows :
(a) Veterinary Officers transferred from Departmental to Regimental Establishment.