§ Sir F. SYKES
asked the Secretary of State for Air the number of officers on the Air staff and on the administrative staff at the Air Ministry, respectively, who are staff college graduates; and in respect of such officers the numbers in each class who have served on the head-quarters staff of a Dominion Government defence force?537W
§ Sir S. HOARE
The answer to the first part of the question is 19 officers of the Air staff and 11 officers of the administrative staff of the Air Ministry; to the second part, that one officer of the Air staff and one of the administrative staff have served on the headquarters staff of a Dominion Government defence force. These numbers include officers who have graduated or completed a course at the Army, Navy and Air Force Staff Colleges.