HC Deb 21 May 1947 vol 437 c2332
63. Mr. K. Lindsay

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty what is the present strength of the Sea Cadets; and what is the maximum number allowed this year and in the last financial year.

The Parliamentary and Financial Secretary to the Admiralty (Mr. John Dugdale)

The present strength of the Sea Cadet Corps is 31,450. In the last financial year provision was made for a maximum of 41,000 Sea Cadets. The number actually reached was 33,251. For 1947, financial provision has been made for a maximum strength of 36,000.