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Vote 6.-QUARTERING, TRANspoRT, AND REMOUNTs—continued.
DETAILs of the foregoing.
A.—LODGING AND STABLE ALLOWANCES :
C.—HIRE OF BUILDINGS TO SUPPLEMENT BARRACKS
ID.—BARRACK SERVICES :
Emptying ashpits, &c., sweeping
chimneys, and allowances for cleaning offices
Washing and repair of Barrack bedding, and of hospital clothing and
Lime and other contingent expenses
- - 26,000 40,000 - - | (a) 66,000 50,000 - - | 62,500 113,000 62,500 80,000 - - 11,000 13,000
E.—CONVEYANCE OF TROOPS BY LAND AND COASTWISE :
(1.) Railway and other expenses (including Travelling allowances to Officers, Billet money of Officers, Men, and fio. and Conveyance of Baggage) of the Regular Forces moving under the authority of Routes; of men on discharge; and of deserters returning to their corps under military or police escort , and Compensation for Damage to property of private individuals done by troops when on the mo or in connection with transport of troops - - - - - -
(2) Travelling expenses (including travelling allowance and conveyance of baggage) of Officers and others travelling under authority other than Routes; also Horse-hire for Officers -
£. (3.) Movement of Militia - - - - - - - - 65,000 -- Imperial Yeomanry - - - - - - 15,000 -- Volunteers- - - - -
ToTAL, Hired Transport for Conveyance of Troops, United Kingdom £.
HIRED THANSPORT of TRoops, ABROAD :
(4) Travelling expenses, Travelling allowances, and miscellaneous expenditure
145,000 143,000 91,000 97,000 92,000 94,000 328,000 334,000
(a) See note (a) on preceding page.
Vote 6.—QUARTERING, TRANSPORT, AND REMOUNTs—continued.
ESTIMATE, ESTIMATE, 1907–08. 1906–07. F.—SEA TRANSPORT OF THOOPS: Hired Ships: 39 4. Freight of Troops and Horses to and from stations abroad, and inter- - colonially otherwise than in Transports - - - - - - 176,300 148,150 Hire of Transports, Hospital Ships, and other Wessels for Army Service afloat; fittings, coals, and miscellaneous expenses of the same ; and purchase of Horse Boats - - - - - - 151,000 174,200 General Expenses: Messing, Victualling, Bedding, Forage, and other Stores for Troops embarked - - - - - - - - - - - 36,800 43,650 Pay, &c. of Transport Officers; and occasional employment of Officers on Army Transport duties - - - - - - - - 1,300 1,300 Contribution from Army funds towards the expense of the establishment of the Transport Department at the Admiralty and outstations - - - - - - - - - - - - 5,300 5,300 Telegraphic expenses - - - - - - - - 300 400 £. 371,000 373,000 G. —RAILWAY STORES - - - - - - - - £. 9,000 17,000 H.—APPROPRIATIONS IN AID, CONNECTED WITH THE FOREGOING SUB-HEADS : Receipts connected with Land and Coastwise Transport of Troops - 2,000 2,000 Receipts connected with Sea Transport - - - - - - 10,700 11,600 Receipts from stoppages for quarters, and miscellaneous - - - 3,300 1,400 £. 16,000 15,000 J.—CARRIAGE OF STORES : Freight of Stores and Clothing to and from stations abroad, and intercolonially otherwise than in Transports - - - - - 67,200 77,700 Inland Carriage of Stores, &c., at Home and Abroad, hire of Horses for ..". purposes, and freight of Stores, &c., between ports in the United Kingdom - - - - - - - - - | (a) 167,800 193,300 4. 235,000 271,000 SALARY. K.—WAR DEPARTMENT VESSELS : - - — Minimum. Increment. Maximum. Shipping Establishment, Woolwich Arsenal: £ £ £ Superintending Engineer and Constructor of Shipping - - 450 20 600 (b) 600 (b) 600 Assistant to Superintending Engineer . 300 17 400 400 400 Wages of Civilian Subordinates - - - - - - - 1,760 1,800 2,760 2,800 Pay, Wages, &c., of Crews of Wessels, and other Water Transport Subordinates, including pilotage, towage, &c., of Departmental Vessels (c) 38,240 37,700 Construction, Purchase, and Repair of Boats and Wessels - - 22,000 28,500 £ 63,000 69,000
(a) Appendix No. 9, p. 198, shows the sum allotted to Stations Abroad.
(b) This officer receives an allowance of 150l. §. annum from the Customs Vote for services rendered to that Department.
(c) For distribution by Commands, see Appendix No. 8, p. 197.
Vote 6.-QUARTERING, TRANSPORT, AND REMOUNTs—continued. - ESTIMATE, ESTIMATE, 1907–08. 1906–07. £. £. L. –PAY, WAGES, &c., OF ARMY SERVICE CORPS SUBORDINATE ESTABLISHMENTS: 'Pay of Civilian and Pensioner Clerks - - - - 13,837 12,280 , , , || Pay of Barrack Wardens and Barrack Serjeants - - 29,164 29,269 For distri. *ion by | Pay of other Civilian Subordinates continuously employed 52,550 58,074 Commands see Appen Pay of Land Transport Establishment - - - - 33,505 33,612 dix No. 8, p. 197 Pay for Temporary Labour, including Military Workin Parties, and Native Military Labourers at Tropica Stations - - - - - - - - - 37,944 29,765 4. 167,000 163,000 M. —MECHANICAL TRANSPORT VEHICLES: Supply and repair of Mechanical Transport Vehicles £. 20,000 21,000 N.—REMOUNTS: Purchase of Horses and Mules - - - - - - - 122,600 170,100 Expenses prior to joining - - - - - - • , - 5,300 5,800 Registration of Horses - - - - - - - - 5,000 10,000 Working Expenses of Remount Grazing Farms, including Labour, live and dead Stock, &c., &c. - - - - 2,100 2,100 4. 135,000 188,000 O. -Aryotions - IN - AID (CONNECTED WITH SUB-HEADS ..) Proceeds of Sale of cast and other Animals - - - - - 27,000 27,000 Payments by Officers for use of Horses - - - - - 10,000 6,000 Revenue of Remount Grazing Farms (sales of Hay, Cattle, &c. &c.) - - - - - - - - - - - 1,200 100 Miscellaneous Receipts - - - - - - - - 800 900 £. 39,000 34,000
I. AN ESTIMATE of the Sum which will be required in the Year ending 31st March 1908, to defray the Expense of SUPPLIES and CLOTHING.
Four Million and Sixty Thousand Pounds.
II. SUB-HEADs under which this Vote will be accounted for.
NET DECREASE - - - £. 432,000 (a) Includes 3,000l., for British Officers of Native Indian troops, formerly provided under Vote 1, Subhead W.
Vote 7.-SUPPLIES AND CLOTHING—continued.
III. DETAILs of the foregoing.
ESTIMATE, ESTIMATE, [A Statement showing the allotment of the money under Sub-heads A. to G. to 1907–8. 1906–07. Stations abroad is given in Appendix No. 9, p. 198.] A.—COST OF PROVISIONS, AND ALLOWANCES IN LIEU : & 4. Provisions - - - - - - - - - - - - 1,682,674 || 1,958,000 Allowances to Wives and Children of Soldiers when separated from them - 31,000 42,000 .42. 1,713,674 2,000,000 AA.—SOUTH AFRICAN WAR STORES : Amount required to meet sums reported by the Public Accounts Committee as inadmissible against Army Votes, which it is not proposed to recover from the individual Officers responsible. There are also debits against individuals, amounting to 14,807.l., which it is proposed to discharge. (See Appendix No. 22, p. 246). - - - - - - - £. 4,326 B.—COST OF FORAGE AND ALLOWANCES IN LIEU, AND PAILLASSE STRAW : £. 870,000 880,000 C.—COST OF FUEL AND LIGHT, AND ALLOWANCES IN LIEU, including Fuel and Light of Clothing Establishments, and supplies, to the value of 600l., to barrack rooms for the use of the Army Temperance Association - - - - - - £. 457,000 515,000 D.—COLONIAL ALLOWANCES : o Allowances in aid of the special expenses incurred at certain Stations (a) abroad - - - - - - - - - - - - £. 112,000 127,000 E.—WATER su PPLY - - - - - - - - £. 64,000 || 64,400 F.—ADVERTISEMENTS IN NEWSPAPERS : . . . . . . . g. 4,000 6,000 G.—APPROPRIATIONS IN AID CONNECTED WITH THE FOREGOING SUB-HEADS : Provisions: Supplies sold, and miscellaneous stoppages . - - - 29,000 23,000 Forage: Supplies sold, and proceeds of stable refuse - - - - 10,000 13,400 Fuel and Light: Supplies sold - - - - - - - - 9,000 2,500 Miscellaneous Receipts - - - - - - - - - - 2,000 3,500 £. 50,000 42,400
(a) See note on p. 56. 63. H 2