HC Deb 04 August 1943 vol 391 c2276
21. Lieut.-Colonel Sir Thomas Moore

asked the Secretary of State for Air how many bands exist in the Air Training Cadet Corps; to what purpose they are put; and what part they play in the training and recreation of the corps and for the benefit of the civilian community?

Sir A. Sinclair

There are 279 bands in the Air Training Corps. They attend parades and other official functions of units of the Corps and also play as required at A.T.C. social and recreational activities.