HC Deb 17 June 1966 vol 729 c357W
Mr. Powell

asked the Secretary of State for Defence how many men and boys in the Forces purchased their discharge or transfer to the Reserve in 1965, and in 1966 to the latest date for which figures are available, respectively.

Mr. J. P. W. Mallalieu

9,145 in 1965; and 2,971 in the first four months of 1966.