HC Deb 09 February 1984 vol 53 cc697-8W
Mr. McNamara

asked the Secretary of State for Defence if he is still working to his Department's manpower ceiling of 191,500 at 1 April 1985.

Mr. Pattie

It remains our intention to achieve or better the manpower targets for the Ministry of Defence set out by my right hon. and learned Friend the Chief Secretary on 17 November 1983.—[Vol. 48, c.554–558.]