§ Mr. Peter Bruinvels
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland whether the Royal Ulster Constabulary currently offers police cadet places; how many cadets are currently serving; and what are the proposed numbers of places in 1984 and 1985 in Northern Ireland.
§ Mr. Scott
The Royal Ulster Constabulary is currently offering police cadet places. At 31 October 1983, 51 police cadets were serving with the force. The police authority for Northern Ireland estimates that an average number of 30 cadets will serve with the Royal Ulster Constabulary in each of the years 1984 and 1985.