HC Deb 08 June 1967 vol 747 c244W
38. Mr. Fisher

asked the Minister of Overseas Development how many graduate and how many school-leaver volunteers are now serving overseas; what proportion of these are serving in Commonwealth countries; and what the estimated number of volunteers will be for the year 1967–68.

Mr. Oram

1,240 and 482 respectively. Of these 996 and 394 are in Commonwealth countries.

The voluntary societies hope to recruit 1,800 volunteers for the 1967–68 programme.