HC Deb 20 March 1941 vol 370 cc291-2
58. Mr. Parker

asked the Secretary of State for War what schools were counted as public schools in the figures given of the percentage of total commissions from infantry officer training units, for the period 27th September to 27th December, 1940, coming from this source?

The Financial Secretary to the War Office (Mr. Richard Law)

Fifty-two schools in this country and a few Dominions schools were regarded as public schools for the purpose of calculating the percentage to which my hon. Friend refers, and I will circulate in the OFFICIAL REPORT a full list of the former. My hon. Friend will appreciate that, as the commissions considered for this purpose were taken at random, the list should in no way be regarded as exhausting the number of public schools from which officers are drawn.

Following is the list of public schools:

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