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Armed Forces: Cadets

Volume 458: debated on Thursday 22 March 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many cadets there were in (a) the Army Cadet Force and (b) the Air Training Corps in each year since 1999-2000. (128824)

The following table provides the number of cadets1 in the Army Cadet Force and Air Training Corps from 1 April 1999 to 1 April 2006.

1 Figures are for Army and Air Cadets only. Figures do not include officers/instructors or single service elements of the Combined Cadet Force.

As at 1 April each year

Army Cadet Force

Air Training Corps

1999

40,530

33,300

2000

42,760

34,280

2001

40,570

33,180

2002

40,700

34,050

2003

43,550

34,650

2004

44,240

33,190

2005

44,050

31,470

2006

44,390

30,170