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Old 25-11-2017, 09:02
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Tory revolt over defence cuts :-

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/r...cuts-63vrjzsxg
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Old 25-11-2017, 13:04
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Good to see a UK Defence politician with spine.
It would have greater impact if some current service chiefs threatened to do the same.
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Old 25-11-2017, 17:38
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Just to clarify the above: the Defence Minister in question is not the Minister for Defence, who is Gavin Williamson, but Tobias Ellwood, the "Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State" responible for "Veterans, Reserves and Personnel".
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Yes, I understand Gavin already told the Treasury to look elsewhere for cuts.
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