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Recruiting Team (West Indies)

Volume 649: debated on Monday 20 November 1961

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asked the Secretary of State for War what has been the cost of sending his recruiting team to the West Indies; how many are in the team; and what is the nature of the methods they employ in their campaign.

The recruiting team sent to the West Indies consists of one officer and a sergeant. The cost of their fare was £220. They are assisted by a regimental officer and a doctor already stationed there. The arrival of this team was given much excellent publicity by the local Press and radio. There have been many applicants, and the normal selection methods have been used to enlist them.