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Royal Air Force (Commands)

Volume 939: debated on Friday 18 November 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence how many changes of command of Royal Air Force ground branch stations there have been so far in the current year and in each of the previous three years; how many officers have rejected such appointments; and what has been the principal reason given.

Figures for commands normally held by group captains in ground branches are:

YearNumber of Changes
197712 so far
No officers have refused such appointments, but personal circumstances art taken into account when selecting potential candidates for such appointments.