HC Deb 19 February 1996 vol 272 cc49-50W
Mr. Tony Banks

To ask the Secretary of State for National Heritage, pursuant to her answer of 30 January 1996,Official Report, column 693, what are the criteria which must be fulfilled for officers wishing to become military knights in Windsor. [14968]

Mr. Sproat

[holding answer 13 February 1996] The main criteria are: He must have held a commission in the Regular Army. He must be appointed by the age of 65 years.

Mr. Sproat

The total Government grant awarded to each of the statutory tourist boards for each year from 1979 to the current year in cash figures, and expressed per head of population for the countries covered by the boards was as follows:

He must be physically and mentally fit and have a medical certificate to this effect. His gross income must not exceed a certain level, set from time to time by the keeper of the Privy Purse.