Mark Lancaster (Shadow Minister, International Development; North East Milton Keynes, Conservative)
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what plans his Department has made to mark the 150th anniversary of the Cadet Force in 2010.
Kevan Jones (Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Veterans), Ministry of Defence; North Durham, Labour)
MOD is overseeing and supporting a range of national and regional activities commemorating the 150th anniversary of the MOD Sponsored Cadet Forces. Led by the Head of Reserve Forces and Cadets, a project steering group is developing plans which aim to celebrate and promote the success and value of the Cadet movement in 2010 as well as, among other things, act as a catalyst for Adult Volunteer and Cadet recruiting, and obtain wider support for the movement.