Posts tagged ‘Armed Forces’

Tory MP’s anger at “absurd” MoD top brass

A former defence minister has questioned whether the armed forces have too many senior officers.

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Continue Reading October 15, 2009 at 7:19 pm 1 comment

12 interpreters killed in Afghanistan operations

Baroness Taylor, Minister for International Defence and Security, has revealed that since 2007, 12 interpreters have been killed while working with United Kingdom forces in Afghanistan.

Continue Reading September 23, 2009 at 5:28 pm Leave a comment

Defence committee says lack of helicopters “undermines” operations

The Commons Defence Select Committee has said overseas operations are being seriously undermined by the shortage of helicopters capable of being deployed.

Continue Reading July 16, 2009 at 1:08 pm Leave a comment

Lord Freud praises Britain’s acceptance of his family in maiden speech

A new member of the House of Lords made his maiden speech on Friday. David Anthony Freud, Baron Freud, of Eastry in the County of Kent, took his place on the Conservative party benches last month.

Continue Reading July 13, 2009 at 2:58 pm 2 comments

PM reveals there are more than 6,000 swine flu cases in UK

ePolitix.com reports on the exchanges during this week’s session of questions to the prime minister.

Continue Reading July 1, 2009 at 3:53 pm Leave a comment

Petition on bullying in the Armed Forces presented to the Commons

The MP for Gloucester exercised his right to present a petition from his constituents to Parliament yesterday.

Continue Reading June 30, 2009 at 1:24 pm Leave a comment

Armed Forces support staff face market competition

A committee of MPs has produced a report on the future of the Defence Support Group.

Continue Reading June 23, 2009 at 2:47 pm Leave a comment

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