Skip to main content

Recruiting

Volume 648: debated on Friday 10 November 1961

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

asked the Secretary of State for War if he will publish in the OFFICIAL REPORT particulars of recruiting for the Regular Army, male adults only, for the month of September in the

REGULAR RECRUITING (MALE ADULTS) DIRECT FROM CIVIL LIFE FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 1957 1958 1959, 1960, 1961
Recruiting Centre19571958195919601961
Brighton3544163244
Cambridge13136713
Canterbury1114
Chatham3039252245
Ipswich2225171723
Norwich151316921
St. Albans2642312041
Southend222771231
Eastern Command Total174217118119218
Bradford3436251734
Carlisle1610141026
Darlington1239433431
Derby4538453327
Huddersfield1430121811
Hull3029181721
Leeds7088575256
Leicester4829122046
Lincoln3539222639
Middlesbrough2529312343
Newcastle4470564687
Northampton618131327
Nottingham5957703754
Sheffield6791965779
South Shields2039302731
York152091324
Northern Command Total540662553443636
Aberdeen1817161111
Dumfries1019131520
Dundee2653442445
Edinburgh6484544658
Glasgow8211010489105
Inverness81316510
Scottish Command Total208296247190249
Bournemouth4231222632
Bristol1939433140
Channel Isles943310
Devonport1316101217
Exeter2125142219
Gloucester2414231722
Oxford695514
Portsmouth3032231727
Reading2822302941
Redruth68419
Salisbury1216221525
Southampton1534181718
Southern Command Total225250217195274
Totals carried forward1,1471,4251,1359471,377

years 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960 and 1961 broken down to cover the recruiting centres and Commands set out in his Written Reply on 8th February, 1961, to a related question from the hon. Member for Dudley.

Recruiting Centre19571958195919601961
Totals brought forward1,1471,4251,1359471,377
Birmingham6678645781
Blackburn91612816
Cardiff4967574764
Chester2546283456
Coventry1422142234
Kingsway3148362537
Liverpool941226768131
Manchester681128675112
Pontypridd1433251826
Preston2238321926
Shrewsbury12812818
Swansea2722161314
Wolverhampton3531131731
Worcester121310312
Wrexham142516721
Western Command Total492681488421679
Central London53535458100
Acton3528211838
Blackheath3446131637
Croydon2751292531
Kentish Town2030231637
Surbiton282014914
Wanstcad3742151932
London District Total234270169161289
Belfast4593968791
Omagh1017231816
N.I. District Total55110119105107
Grand Totals1,9282,4861,9111,6342,452

Note: The figures are based on weekly returns from the centres and the totals vary slightly from those published which relate to calendar months.