Posts tagged ‘Bob Ainsworth’

Operation Wet Gap

Some intriguing names of training exercises revealed in a recent written answer.


Continue Reading March 7, 2010 at 5:54 pm Leave a comment

Speaker attacks Ainsworth’s “rank discourtesy to the House”

The Speaker of the House of Commons has launched a blunt attack on the tactics of the government.

Continue Reading October 15, 2009 at 7:32 pm Leave a comment

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

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

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

MPs vent their frustration during Afghanistan debate

The situation in Afghanistan and Pakistan was the subject of a lengthy debate in the Commons last week, during which the government was accused of not providing British troops with enough helicopters.

Continue Reading July 19, 2009 at 2:12 pm Leave a comment

MPs clash over helicopter provision for troops fighting in Afghanistan

The Secretary of State for Defence Bob Ainsworth assured the Commons yesterday that the government is providing troops fighting in Afghanistan with enough helicopter cover.

Continue Reading July 14, 2009 at 12:13 pm Leave a comment

Downing St publishes full list of government ministers

The Prime Minister has finished his reshuffle and published a full list of Her Majesty’s Government’s ministers.

Continue Reading June 9, 2009 at 1:29 pm Leave a comment

Lord Mandelson handed ‘super department’ in Cabinet reshuffle

Peter Mandelson has been given the title First Secretary of State and will head up a new department.

Continue Reading June 6, 2009 at 5:45 pm 2 comments

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