asked Her Majesty's Government:How many officers, non-commissioned officers and other ranks are serving as staff or support in training and educational establishments for each of the three armed Services, and what were the corresponding numbers in 1960 and 1970.
The following table shows the estimated figures for the financial year 1980–81 and the corresponding numbers for 1970–71. The numbers for 1960 are not available.
|Royal Air Force:|
|(1) A breakdown as between NCOs and more junior ranks is not readily available.|
|(2) These figures cannot readily be apportioned among the individual Services.|