§ Captain Kerby
asked the Secretary of State for Defence (1) how many local education authorities bar service recruiting officers from their schools;
(2) how many schools are unapproachable by service recruiting officers owing to a ruling by local education authorities.
§ Mr. J. P. W. Mallalieu
Recruiting officers do not visit schools, but the three Services have schools Liaison Officers who visit schools to give advice about careers in the Services.
Sixteen Local Education Authorities bar visits to their schools by Liaison Officers and the number of schools involved is 648.