§ 65. Mr. Emrys Hughes
asked the Secretary of State for War in which of the Colonial Territories, other than the West Indies, he is now recruiting for the Army; what is the expenditure incurred in each Territory; and what have been the results up to 31st October.
§ Mr. Profumo
Apart from the West Indies, we are now recruiting in the Seychelles and in Fiji. Enlistments to 31st October are as follows:
- 127 men.
- 47 women.
- 200 men.
- 12 women.
It is too early to assess the expenditure involved.