HC Deb 21 November 1945 vol 416 cc424-5
40. Wing-Commander Robinson

asked the Under-Secretary of State for Air what plans have been made for the future development of the R.A.F. staff colleges.

Mr. Strachey

The wartime Staff College course has recently been extended from three months to six months. We intend to return to the full normal course as soon as possible, and plans to this end are being developed. We are in touch with the War Office and Admiralty with the aim of ensuring the maximum coordination in training of staff officers for all three Services.

Mr. Hogg

Can the Under-Secretary tell us what the present position is with regard to finding a permanent home for this Staff College?

Mr. Strachey

We regard that as a matter of great importance, and we are certainly pursuing it.

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