Six schools get cadet units

30th June 2006 at 01:00
Six schools in deprived areas will be named by Chancellor Gordon Brown this week as centres for new military cadet units.

It is the first stage of the biggest expansion in the cadet scheme, which has 130,000 school-aged members, since the Second World War.

Among the schools expected to be named in the pound;800,000 pilot are the Haberdashers' Aske's colleges in London and Kent.

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