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PAY AND ALLowANCEs of OFFICERs of THE ARMY ORDNANCE DEPARTMENT AT HOME.
(a) The Ordnance Officers at Woolwich Arsenal receive salaries varying from 750l. to 450l. a year with quarters or lodgin allowance. The Chief Inspector, Inspectors, and Assistant Inspectors, are paid on the same rates as Ordnance Officers o corresponding class at Woolwich. (b) Forage allowance is only granted for the Fourth Class Ordnance Officer, if acting as Chief Ordnance Officer of a District. or Command, or as Adjutant of the Army Ordnance Corps. - It is assumed that lodging money represents the value of barrack accommodation.
PAY AND ALLOWANCES OF OFFICERs of THE ARMY PAY DEPARTMENT AT HoME.
In addition to the above, charge pay, varying from 2s. 6d. a day to 5s. a day, is issued to certain Staff Paymasters. Officers other than Chief Paymasters performing Treasury Chest duties abroad receive extra-duty pay at 3s. 6d. or 5s, a day. (a) After 20 years' commissioned service, including 7 years as Paymaster. It is assumed that lodging money represents the value of barrack accommodation.
PAY AND ALLOWANCES OF CHAPLAINs to THE FORCES AT HOME.
(a). A captain holding brevet rank of major receives pay at 2s. a day in addition.
APPENDICES 19 and 20.
Appendix 19 is a re-statement of the Army Estimates, showing approximately the
ToTAL SUMS PROVIDED UNDER THE HEADINGS:-
Appendix 20 shows approximately the total sums provided for each Arm of the Service and for various Establishments, excluding certain sums for Field Training, &c.
(a) ARMY ESTIMATES 1907–1908, re-calculated, showing approximately the Total Sums provided under the Headings I. Personnel of the Regular Army and Army Reserve. II. Personnel of the Auxiliary Forces. III. Armaments, Works Stores, Horses, &c. IV. Staff and Administration.
I.—Charges for Personnel of Regular Army and Army Reserve :
-- Cost per head.
(1) CAVALRY, ARTILLERY, ENGINEERS, and INFANTRY :— £. s. d.
6,080 Officers. Effective - - - - - - £1,918,625 - - 315 11 3
Non-Effective - - - - - £976,930 - - 160 13 7
TOTAL - - - - - - £2,895,555 - - 476 4 10 156,303 Warrant Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Men :
Effective - - - - - - £10,244,200 - - 65 10 10
Non-Effective - - - - - £1,234,280 - - 7 17 11
TOTAL - - - - - - £11,478,480 - - 73 8 9
162,383 All Ranks:–
Effective - - - - - - £12,162,825 - - 74 18 1
Non-Effective - - - - - £2,211,210 - - 13 12 5
TOTAL - - - - - £14,374,035 - 88 10 6
(2) DEPARTMENTAL TRoops AND SERVICES (ARMY SERVICE Corps, Roy AL ARMY MEDICAL CORPS, ARMY ORDNANCE DEPARTMENT AND CORPs):—
1,496 Officers. Effective - - - - - - £771,740 - - 515 17 5
Non-Effective - - - - - £281,430 - - 188 2 5
ToTAL - - - - - - - £1,053,170 - - 703 19 10
12,770 Warrant Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Men :
Effective - - - - - - £1,055,165 - - 82 12 7
Non-Effective - - - - - £116,260 - - 9 2 1
TOTAL - - - - - - - £1,171,425 . 91 14 8 14,266 All Ranks :- -
Effective - - - - - - £1,826,905 - - 128 1 2
Non-effective - - - - - £397,690 - - 27 17 6
TOTAL - - - - - - - - £2,224,595 - - 155 18 8
(3) LABOUR ESTABLISHMENTs - - - - - - - - - - - - -
(4) Cost of INSTRUCTIONAL ESTABLISHMENTs (exclusive of Royal Military Academy, Royal Military College and Royal Army Medical College, and Regimental and Garrison Schools. included above) - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
(5) RESERVE : -
ARMY RESERVE: . . . -
II.-Charges for Personnel of Auxiliary Forces:
MILITIA OF UNITED KINGDOM : £. £.
Non-Effective Cost - - - - - - - - 142,600
(a) Appendix 20 shows approximately the sum provided in the Estimates for each arm of the Service.
(b) i.e., dividing the amount by the strength (92.719) of all ranks on 1st Jan., 1907.
N.B.-The above figures for cost of personnel represent, not the normal cost of the troops, but the amounts provided for thour maintenance in the Estimates of the year. Owing to the existence of surplus stocks of stores
and clothing, these amounts are considerably below the normal cost.
APPENDIX No. 19:—ARMY ESTIMATES, 1907–08, re-calculated, &c.—continued.
it. Brought forward - - - || 23,180,660 III,_Charges for Armaments, Works, Stores, Horses, and Miscellaneous Services other than Personal Equipment, &c. : £. Hobses (Establishment, 32,445): Purchase and Registration, also Forage, Cost of Veterinary Services, Saddlery, Harness, &c. - - - - - - - - 960,835 WARLIKE AND OTHER Stores (Votes 6, 7, 8 and 9), including Inspection and Transport, together with the cost of the Ordnance Committee, Ordnance Research Board, Experimental Establishments, and Metropolitan Police - - - - - - - - - - 2,423,670 Less, Amount estimated for Equipment, Ammunition, and Barrack Stores, &c., included in cost of PERson NEL or in the cost of HoRSES - - - - - - - - - - 1,378,090 –| 1,045,580 WoRks AND BUILDINGs (Vote 10), together with the cost of the Staff for Engineer Services - - - - - - - - - - - 1,397,888 Less, Amount estimated for Barrack Accommodation, included in cost of PERSONNEL - - - - - - - - 812,758 585,130 REPAYMENTs under the Barracks and Military Works Acts (Vote 10) - - - - 1,122,882 MiscellANEous Services undistributed : Vote 1.-Field Training - - - - - - - - 175,000 ,, 6 & 7.-South African War Arrear Charges - - - 117,326 ,, 12. —Grants to Institutions, Losses, &c., &c. - - - 11,242 ,, , , Extra Regulation Expenditure - - - - - 11,500 ,, 14 & 15–Non-effective charges on account of Imperial Yeomanry, Colonial and Irregular Forces employed in South African War - - - - - - - 68,000 383,068 4,097,495. IV.-Staff and Administration: Effective NonCharges. #. PARLIAMENTARY STAFF, SECRETARIES and CiviliaN ges. DEPARTMENTs (War Office) . - - - - £. £. 314,010 110,300 424,310 MILITARY STAFF at Head Quarters (War Office) mours Clerks, &c. - - - - - - - - ARMY Accounts DEPARTMENT - - - - - - 330,850 77,100 407,950 DEPARTMENT of INSPECTOR-GENKRAL of THE Forces - 18,790 3,880 22,670 STAFF of CoMMANds and Districts, including Military Attachés abroad, but excluding Military Clerks who are taken with Regular Army on previous page- - 399,770 122,590 522,360 JUDGE Advocate GENERAL's DEPARTMENT - - - - 3,970 - 3,970 ChELSEA AND KILMAINHAM Hospitals - - - - 55 37,530 37,585 £. | 1,067,445 351,400 | 1,418,845 1,418,845 Total (a) - - - £. 28,697,000 Deduct (a), —Appropriations in Aid of Vote 1:— Indian Contribution for Depôts and other Effective Services, except deferred pay and gratuities, 566,700l., less Imperial Contributions for Aden (100,000l.), and for Transport (130,000l.) - - - - - - - - - - - 336,7 Colonial Contributions - - - - - - - - - - - 450,300 | Egyptian Contribution - - - - - - - - - - - - 150,000 937,000 NET ToTAL of ARMY ESTIMATEs, 1907–08 - - £. 27,760,000
(a) The figures given above omit all expenditure which is merely a matter of account, i.e., the clothing stores, &c., issued on repayment, as well as the Deferred Pay, Gratuities on Discharge and Non-Effective i. of the Army in India. These do not form, part of the expense of the Army on the Imperial Establishment and are balanced by the money received as Appropriations in Aid. The only receipts that remain to be deducted are, therefore, the Contributions from India, the Colonies, and Egypt, amounting to 937,000l.