HC Deb 09 June 1943 vol 390 cc679-80
7. Mr. Bellenger

asked the Secretary of State for Air, What proportion of men in the Royal Air Force are occupied in the unskilled occupation of aircraft-hand. Group V?

Sir A. Sinclair

The number of aircraft hands is 13.3 per cent. of the total number of airmen in the Royal Air Force.

Mr. Bellenger

What opportunities are there for upgrading into the tradesman's group of this particular group?

Sir A. Sinclair

Opportunities are numerous. Perhaps the hon. Member will put down a question on any particular point in which he is interested.