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Army Cadet Force

Volume 982: debated on Tuesday 15 April 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Defence what measures he proposes to take for the encouragement of the Army Cadet Force.

The Army Cadet Force makes a useful contribution to our national life as a youth service and as a source of recruits to the Regular Army. The Government will continue to provide support for the ACF within available resources. Recruiting campaigns will be mounted at national and local level and we shall support the efforts of Territorial, Auxiliary and Volunteer Reserve associations to find suitable officers and adults, who are so important to the well-being very of the force.