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Volume 884: debated on Wednesday 22 January 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence how many boys have been recruited into the Armed Services from the Combined Cadet Force in each of the last five years.

Full information as requested is not available. I am looking into the matter, and I shall write to my hon. Friend as soon as I can.

asked the Secretary of State for Defence how many boys, and at what schools, are members of the Combined Cadet Force.

42,417 cadets were members of the Combined Cadet Force on 30th September 1974, when there were Combined Cadet Force contingents in the following schools:

  • Rubislaw Academy, Aberdeen.
  • Adams Grammar School, Newport.
  • Alleyns School, Woolwich.
  • Ampleforth College, York.
  • Royal School, Armagh.
  • Audenshaw Grammar School, Lancs.
  • Bancrofts School, Woodford.
  • Batley Grammar School, Yorks.
  • Bedford Modern School, Bedford.
  • Birkenhead School, Cheshire.
  • Blundells School, Devon.
  • Bournemouth School, Bournemouth.
  • Bradford Grammar School, Yorks.
  • Bridlington School, Yorks.
  • Brighton Grammar School, Sussex.
  • Brockenhurst College, Hants.
  • Bury Grammar School, Lancs.
  • Abingdon School, Abingdon.
  • Aldenham School, Elstree.
  • Allhallows School, Lyme Regis.
  • Ardingly College, Haywards Heath.
  • Arnold School, Blackpool.
  • Avonhurst School, Bristol.
  • Barnard Castle School, Durham.
  • Bedford School, Bedford.
  • Berkhamsted School, Herts.
  • Bloxham School, Oxon.
  • Boston Grammar School, Lincs.
  • Bradfield College, Reading.
  • Brentwood School, Essex.
  • Brighton College, Sussex.
  • Bristol Grammar School, Bristol.
  • Bromsgrove School, Worcester.
  • Calday Grange Grammar School, Merseyside.
  • Campbell College, Belfast.
  • Charterhouse, Godalming.
  • Cheltenham Grammar School, Gloucester.
  • Christs College, Brecon.
  • Christ's Hospital, Horsham.
  • Cirencester School, Cirencester.
  • Clayesmore School, Dorset.
  • Collyers School, Horsham.
  • Cowes High School, Isle of Wight.
  • Cranleigh School, Surrey.
  • Dean Close School, Cheltenham.
  • Dollar Academy, Clackmannanshire.
  • Dover Grammar School, Dover.
  • Duke of York's Royal Military School, Dover.
  • Dundee High School, Dundee.
  • Eastbourne College, Eastbourne.
  • Elizabeth College, Guernsey.
  • Emanuel School, Wandsworth.
  • Eton College, Windsor.
  • Farnborough Grammar School, Farnborough.
  • Fettes College, Edinburgh.
  • Forest School, Walthamstow.
  • George Heriots School, Edinburgh.
  • Glasgow Academy, Glasgow.
  • Gordon Boys School, Woking.
  • Greshams School, Holt.
  • Haberdashers Aske's (Hatcham) Boys School, London.
  • Hampton Grammar School, Hampton.
  • Harrogate Grammar School, Harrogate.
  • Harrow School, Harrow.
  • Hele's School, Exeter.
  • Henry Mellish Grammar School, Notts.
  • Haversham Grammar School, Cumbria.
  • Hillhead High School, Glasgow.
  • Hustpierpoint College, Sussex.
  • Ipswich School, Ipswich.
  • Jordanhill College School, Glasgow.
  • Kelly College, Tavistock.
  • Kimbolton School, Kimbolton.
  • King Charles' I School, Kidderminster.
  • Kings College School, Wimbledon.
  • King Edward's School, Bath.
  • King Edward VI Grammar School, Chelmsford.
  • King's School, Bruton.
  • King's School, Grantham.
  • King's School, Worcester.
  • Kingham Hill School, Oxon.
  • Kirkham Grammar School, Lancs.
  • Lancing College, Lancing.
  • Leeds Grammar School, Leeds.
  • Liverpool College, Liverpool.
  • Llandovery College, Llandovery.
  • Lord William's School, Thame.
  • Launceston College, Cornwall.
  • Lucton School, Hereford.
  • Canford School, Dorset.
  • Cheltenham College, Gloucester.
  • Chichester High School, Sussex.
  • Christs College, Whetstone.
  • Churchers College, Petersfield.
  • City of London School, London.
  • Clifton College, Bristol.
  • Colston's School, Bristol.
  • Cranbrook School, Kent.
  • Daniel Stewart's and Melville College, Edinburgh.
  • Denstone College, Uttoxeter.
  • Dover College, Dover.
  • Downside School, Bath.
  • Dulwich College, Dulwich.
  • Durham School, Durham.
  • Edinburgh Academy, Edinburgh.
  • Ellesmere College, Ellesmere.
  • Epsom College, Epsom.
  • Exeter School, Exeter.
  • Felsted School, Essex.
  • Fort Augustus Abbey School, Invernessshire.
  • Framlingham College, Suffolk.
  • Giggleswick School, Yorks.
  • Trinity College, Glenalmond.
  • Gordonstoun School, Elgin.
  • Haberdashers Aske's School, Herts.
  • Haileybury, Hertford.
  • Hardye's School, Dorset.
  • Harrow County Boys School, Harrow.
  • Hastings Grammar School, Hastings.
  • Henley Grammar School, Henley-on-Thames.
  • Hereford Cathedral School, Hereford.
  • Highgate School, Highgate.
  • Hulme Grammar School, Oldham.
  • Hymers College, Hull.
  • John Lyon School, Harrow.
  • Judd School, Tonbridge.
  • Kelvinside Academy, Glasgow.
  • King Alfred's School, Wantage.
  • Kings College, Taunton.
  • King Edward's Five Ways School, Birmingham.
  • King Edward's School, Birmingham.
  • King Edward VI School, Stratford-upon-Avon.
  • The King's School, Canterbury.
  • King's School, Rochester.
  • King William's College, Isle of Man.
  • Kingston Grammar School, Kingston.
  • Knox Academy, East Lothian.
  • Langley School, Norwich.
  • The Leys School, Cambridge.
  • Liverpool Collegiate, Liverpool.
  • Lord Wandsworth College, Basingstoke.
  • Lorrett Old School, Midlothian.
  • Loughborough Grammar School, Loughbrough.
  • Magdalen College School, Oxford.
  • Maidstone Grammar School, Maidstone.
  • Marlborough College, Marlborough.
  • Merchant Taylors School, Northwood.
  • Millfield School, Somerset.
  • Milton Abbey School, Dorset.
  • Monmouth School, Monmouth.
  • Morrisons Academy, Crieff.
  • Newcastle High School, Staffs.
  • Nottingham High School, Nottingham.
  • Old Swinford Hospital School, Stourbridge.
  • Oswestry High School, Oswestry.
  • Ottershaw School, Chertsey.
  • Paston School, Norfolk.
  • Peter Symonds School, Winchester.
  • Plymouth College, Plymouth.
  • Pocklington School, Yorks.
  • Portsmouth Grammar School, Portsmouth.
  • Price's School, Fareham.
  • Prince Henry's High School, Evesham.
  • Prior Park College, Bath.
  • Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Derbyshire.
  • The Vine School, Basingstoke.
  • Queen Victoria School, Dunblane.
  • Ratcliffe College, Leics.
  • Reading School, Reading.
  • Reigate Grammar School, Reigate.
  • Robert Gordon's College, Aberdeen.
  • Royal Belfast Academical Institute, Belfast.
  • Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe.
  • Royal Grammar School, Worcester.
  • Royal Grammar School, Newcastle-on-Tyne.
  • Royal Wolverhampton School, Wolverhampton.
  • Ruthin School, Wales.
  • Ryde School, Isle of Wight.
  • St. Aloysius College, Highgate.
  • St. Bees School, Cumbria.
  • St. Brendans College, Bristol.
  • St. Edmunds School, Canterbury.
  • St. Ignatius College, Enfield.
  • St. Lawrence College, Ramsgate.
  • St. Peters School, York.
  • Scarborough College, Scarborough.
  • Sedbergh School, Cumbria.
  • Sherborne School, Sherborne.
  • Shrewsbury School, Shrewsbury.
  • Skinners School, Tunbridge Wells.
  • Stamford School, Stamford.
  • Stowe School, Buckingham.
  • Sutton Manor High School, Sutton.
  • Tadcaster Grammar School, Tadcaster.
  • Trent College, Nottingham.
  • Truro Cathedral School, Truro.
  • Victoria College, Jersey.
  • Welbeck College, Worksop.
  • Wellington College, Berks.
  • Wells Cathedral School, Wells.
  • Whitgift School, Croydon.
  • William Hulmes Grammar School, Manchester.
  • Winchester College, Winchester.
  • Woodbridge School, Suffolk.
  • Malvern College, Malvern.
  • Merchant Taylors School, Liverpool.
  • Merchiston Castle School, Edinburgh.
  • Mill Hill School, Mill Hill.
  • Monkton Combe School, Bath.
  • Morgan Academy, Dundee.
  • Mount St. Mary's College, Sheffield.
  • Northampton Grammar School, Northampton.
  • Oakham School, Oakham.
  • Oratory School, Reading.
  • Oswestry School, Oswestry.
  • Oundle School, Oundle.
  • Perse School, Cambridge.
  • Pierrepont School, Farnham.
  • Plympton Grammar School, Plympton.
  • Portora Royal School, Northern Ireland.
  • Portsmouth Northern Grammar School, Portsmouth.
  • Presentation College, Reading.
  • Prince Rupert's School, BAOR.
  • Priory School, Salop.
  • Queen Mary's Grammar School, Walsall.
  • Radley College, Abingdon.
  • Reading Blue Coat School, Reading.
  • Reeds School, Cobham.
  • Repton School, Repton.
  • Rossall School, Fleetwood.
  • Royal Grammar School, Guildford.
  • Royal Grammar School, Lancaster.
  • Royal Hospital School, Ipswich.
  • Royal Russell School, Croydon.
  • Rugby School, Rugby.
  • Rutlish School, Merton.
  • St. Alban's School, St. Albans.
  • St. Bartholomew's Grammar School, New bury.
  • St. Benedicts School, Ealing.
  • St. Dunstans College, Catford.
  • St. Edwards School, Oxford.
  • St. Johns School, Leatherhead.
  • St. Mary's College, Liverpool.
  • Sandbach School, Sandbach.
  • Seaford College, Petworth.
  • Sevenoaks School, Sevenoaks.
  • Shiplake College, Henley-on-Thames.
  • Sir Roger Manwoods School, Sandwich.
  • Solihull School, Solihull.
  • Stoneyhurst College, Blackburn.
  • Strathallan School, Perth.
  • Sutton Valance School, Maidstone.
  • Tonbridge School, Tonbridge.
  • Trent School, Croydon.
  • Uppingham School, Uppingham.
  • Warwick School, Warwick.
  • Wellingborough School, Northants.
  • Wellington School, Somerset.
  • West Buckland School, Devon.
  • William Ellis School, London.
  • Wilsons School, Surrey.
  • Windsor School, Hamm, BAOR.
  • Worksop College, Notts.
  • Wymondham College, Norfolk.
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  • Pangbourne College, Reading.
  • Wrekin College, Telford.
  • Wycliffe College, Gloucester.
  • Warminster School, Warminster.

asked the Secretary of State for Defence what is the annual cost of running the Combined Cadet Force.

The estimated costs of the three sections of the Combined Cadet Force, in the financial year 1974–75, are as follows:

£ million
Naval Section0.301
Army Section1.110
RAF Section0.600
Total—CCF2.011
The Army is the sponsor Service for the Combined Cadet Force and the costs of the Army section include basic administrative expenditures for all three sections on works services, rents, maintenance of accommodation, equipment and training stores. The actual cost attributable to the Army Section is £0·960 million.