HC Deb 13 November 1968 vol 773 c100W
Sir Ian Orr-Ewing

asked the Secretary of State for Defence whether in view of the loyalty and cost effectiveness of the Gurkhas in the anti-subversive rôle, he will reconsider his plan to reduce the strength, by 2,000 a year, from 14,000 to 6,000.

Mr. Boyden