Particulars furnished by parents as to their sons' earliest schools are not sufficiently precise in all cases to permit a categorical answer to this Question, but, from the information supplied 917 by parents, it appears that at least six of the 47 Dartmouth cadets entered in January, 1947, had attended elementary schools. Five of these boys won scholarships from State-aided schools. In addition, seven other boys were granted scholarships from State-aided schools on this occasion.
Certainly, Sir, it is, have stated on previous occasions that the First Lord is inquiring into the Dartmouth system.
§ Commander Noble
Could the Parliamentary Secretary say how many scholarships were available in these schools?
§ Major Bruce
Does not my hon. Friend consider it high time that promotions came from the lower deck?