§ Commander Noble
asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty the number of vacancies, the number of candidates, the number who failed in the written examination, the number who failed in the interview and the number appointed as cadets at the recent 208W in the Board of Trade field which have been lifted at various dates since 1st January, 1948. For those commodities shown in the list which are represented in the Board of Trade Wholesale Price Index, the changes in prices from the month before de-control to October last are indicated by the following percentages of the January, 1948 prices:
September entry under the new Dartmouth Scheme; and if he will give a list of successful candidates' schools.
§ Mr. W. Edwards
Details of the September entry under the new Dartmouth Scheme are given below:
Entries to Dartmouth under new scheme of entry at age 16. (September 1950 entry) Number of vacancies. Executive Branch … 13 Engineering Branch … 11 Supply and Secretariat Branch … 3 Total … 27 Number entered as cadets. Executive Branch … 13 Engineering Branch … 9 Supply and Secretariat Branch … 2 Total number entered … 24 Number of applicants … 238 Number who sat the examination … 233 Number who failed the examination … 167 Number who failed the interview … 40 Medically unfit … 2
List of schools of 24 successful candidates.Aberdeen Grammar School; Ardingly College; Ashton Grammar School, Dunstable; Beaumont College; Bedford School; Brentwood School; City of London School; Crypt Grammar School; Eton College; Fettes College; H.M.S. FISGARD (R.N. Artificers' Training Establishment, Torpoint); Harrow County School; Kelly College; Lancing College; Leeds Grammar School; Maidstone Grammar School; Mount St. Mary's College; Rochdale Municipal High School; Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe; Royal Hospital School, Holbrook; Rugby School St. Edward's School, Oxford; Sherborne School; Wycliffe College.