HC Deb 06 August 1976 vol 916 cc1059-60W
Mr. Roper

asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he will give details of the courses for Army personnel other than Army chaplains for which the Royal Army Chaplains Department Centre was used in the most recent year for which statistics are available; and for how many weeks it was not used for courses.

Mr. Duffy

During the past year courses at the Royal Army Chaplains' Department Centre included character training courses for officers, non-commissioned officers, other ranks, junior soldiers and for women's Services; marriage guidance; lay readers and ordinands; Sailors, Airmen and Soldiers Scripture Association; and theological students courses. The centre was not open for courses for 51 days.