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Youth Training Scheme

Volume 124: debated on Tuesday 8 December 1987

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To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what percentage of YTS trainees in the armed forces have subsequently enlisted in the services on a permanent basis.

Up to 31 October 1987 1,839 participants in the armed services youth training scheme had transferred to regular engagements. This represents 63ยท7 per cent. of the total outflow from the scheme to the same date.