HC Deb 27 November 1961 vol 650 cc19-20W
Mr. Bellenger

asked the Secetary of State for War what estimates he has formed, based on present recruiting trends, of the size of the regular element in the Army at 1st April, 1962.

Mr. Profumo

The strengths published in the Report on Defence, 1961 (Comd. 1288) remain a reliable estimate of the Regular strength of the Army on 1st April, 1962.