HC Deb 09 February 2004 vol 417 c1241W
Mr. Carmichael

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many sea cadet training posts have been funded by the Government in each of the last six years. [152948]

Mr. Jamieson

The following numbers of new starters have been funded under the Support for Maritime Training (SMarT) scheme in the last six years.

1989–99 498
1999–2000 513
2000–01 472
2001–02 480
2002–03 557
2003–04 1566
1Estimate. Will be confirmed by year-end return process.