§ Colonel DAY
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty the number of executive officers who have applied to take the staff course during the last 12 months; and the number of these applications that have been refused?
§ Lieut.-Colonel HEADLAM
The number of executive officers to be appointed to the Staff Course annually is fixed at 25. The number of applicants during the last 12 months was 77, of whom 25 were selected for appointment.