HC Deb 26 January 1949 vol 460 c125W
54. Mr. Emrys Hughes

asked the Minister of Defence what was the cost of the Cavalcade exhibition in Glasgow; how long it lasted; how many people attended; and the total number of recruits obtained.

Mr. Alexander

The cost to Service Votes of this exhibition was about £2,100; it lasted from 20th to 28th February, 1948; over 131,000 people attended. One hundred and forty-six recruits for the Auxiliary Forces besides a number for the Cadet Forces were obtained as a result of the recruiting drive of which the exhibition formed part.