Cadet Units: Schools

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Defence – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 13th July 2015.

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Photo of Mark Lancaster Mark Lancaster The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Defence 2:30 pm, 13th July 2015

The hon. Lady is right that the cadet expansion programme applies to schools, and that there are two types of cadet unit. We are absolutely determined that the programme will not have a negative impact on community cadets, and to that end I am looking carefully at how we can continue to enhance the role of our adult volunteers, for example by considering the expansion of Frimley Park, where they are trained.