HC Deb 10 January 2000 vol 342 c90W
Dr. Starkey

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many and what percentage of officers accepted for training at Sandhurst Military College in each of the last five years received their secondary education in(a) independent and public schools and (b) maintained schools, broken down by company. [103871]

Mr. Spellar

This information is not available in the form requested. An estimated breakdown of the secondary education of British Officer Cadets at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst for each of the past five financial years is as follows:

"friendly fire" incidents during which British troops were injured or killed by depleted uranium-based ammunition during the Gulf conflict.