27. Viscountess ASTOR
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty the number of boys entered direct in the advanced class each year while the scheme was in force; and whether he can give the reason for its abolition?
The numbers entered under this scheme were:
The scheme was abolished as it did not appear that by it the Royal Navy was getting better recruits than by the ordinary entry, which was the object of its institution.
1928 … 63 1929 … 58