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Officers (Training)

Volume 161: debated on Tuesday 13 March 1923

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asked the Under-Secretary of State for War whether the Army Council are considering any alteration in the regulations for the admission to the Royal Military Academy and the Royal Military College (Woolwich and Sandhurst); and, if so, whether it is purposed to abolish or modify the system of free and open competition?

A Committee, of which Lord Haldane is Chairman., are at present considering the entry and early training of officers. I am not in a position to forecast their recommendations, but no change in the regulations referred to will be made pending their report.