Sandhurst Cadets (Fees).

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 24th March 1925.

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Photo of Mr Wilfred Paling Mr Wilfred Paling , Doncaster

69.

asked the Financial Secretary to the War Office how many of the cadets at present in the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, are exempt from payment of fees; how many are paying the privileged rates of £20, £55, £80, £95, and £105 per year, respectively; how many are full-fee paying students; and will he state how many are sons of noncommissioned officers and how many the sons of privates?

Photo of Mr Worthington Evans Mr Worthington Evans , Colchester

As the answer contains a large number of figures, I will, with the hon. Member's permission, circulate it in the OFFICIAL REPORT.

Following is the answer:

Number of cadets exempt from fees (i.e., King's Cadets and N.C.O. Cadets)43
Number of cadets paying privileged rate of £2019
Number of cadets paying privileged rate of £5598
Number of cadets paying privileged rate of £8092
Number of cadets paying privileged rate of £9518
Number of cadets paying privileged rate of £1052
Number of cadets paying full rate of £200257

In addition there are 23 cadets paying £105 per annum, having been awarded Prize Cadetships; and 24 cadets holding King's India Cadetships, whose rate of contribution is assessed by the India Office. The number who are sons of N.C.O. s is five; there are no eons of privates.