HC Deb 20 May 1947 vol 437 c2157
16. Mr. K. Lindsay

asked the Secretary of State for War the present strength of the Army Cadet Force; and the maximum number allowed.

Mr. J. Freeman

According to the latest available returns, the strength of the Army Cadet Force is approximately 8,000 officers and 113,000 cadets. The authorized maximum establishment is 12,500 officers and 195,000 cadets.

Mr. Lipson

Can my hon. Friend say whether there has been any falling off in numbers?

Mr. Freeman

Not without notice.