HC Deb 14 March 1977 vol 928 cc80-1W
Mr. Wiggin

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what is the cost of each of the Army Cadet Force, the Combined Cadet Force, the Sea Cadet Corps and the Air Training Corps.

Dr. Gilbert

The cost of these cadet forces in the financial year 1976–77 is estimated to be:

£ million
Army Cadet Force 6.05
Combined Cadet Force 2.23
Sea Cadet Corps 0.40
Air Training Corps 3.87

Mr. Gould

asked the Secretary of State for Defence how many schools have combined cadet forces; and how many of these are local authority schools.

Dr. Gilbert

There are Combined Cadet Force contingents in 267 schools, of which 78 are local authority schools.