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Old 25-11-2017, 09:02
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Default UK Defence minister threatens to resign

Tory revolt over defence cuts :-
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Old 25-11-2017, 13:04
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Originally Posted by gruntfuttock View Post
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".
Regards, Bill

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Old 26-11-2017, 04:03
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Yes, I understand Gavin already told the Treasury to look elsewhere for cuts.
Only a fool fights in a burning house. __ Jon A., Sgt USMC '81-'89; CV-61 USS Ranger '85-'87
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