§ 25. Mr. Bob Russell
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what estimate he has made of the annual cost to the Army, Air and Sea Cadets of paying fees to the Criminal Records Office for criminal records searches in respect of adult leaders and helpers. 
§ Mr. Spellar
The Sea Cadet Association estimates that its use of the Criminal Records Bureau will cost around £15,000 per year. The Army Cadet Force estimates that it will spend about £20,000 per year, while the Air Training Corps has allocated £6,000 per year in future budgets for the cost of inquiries.