HC Deb 26 March 1969 vol 780 cc302-3W
Mr. Hobden

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what was the cost in each of the last three years, of the three Services' recruiting offices in Brighton; and how many recruits enlisted in each of the three Services for the same period.

Mr. Reynolds

The cost of the three Services' Careers Information Offices, in Brighton for 1965–66, 1966–67 and 1967–68 was about £42,000, £46,000 and £47,000 respectively. The number of recruits who passed through these offices over the same period was:

Royal Navy and Royal Marines Army Royal Air Force
1965–66 142 640 245
1966–67 123 641 434
1967–68 140 501