HC Deb 13 April 1937 vol 322 cc810-1W
Mr. Parker

asked the Secretary of State for War the number of commissions in the Army granted in each of the last three years to university candidates; and the percentage these numbers formed of the total number of commissions?

Mr. Cooper

Following is the answer:

Number of commissions granted to University Candidates during the last three years. Total number of commissions granted and percentage.
Year. University Candidates. Total number of Commissions Granted.* Percentage.
1934 99 559 17.71
1935 100 684 14.62
1936 110 707 15.56
* Does not include Quarter-Masters promoted from the ranks.