Posts tagged ‘British Army’

Positive drug tests in armed forces fall

These figures released in a written answer show falls in the number of armed services personnel failing test for illegal drugs.

Continue Reading March 11, 2010 at 5:24 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

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

Administration committee calls for Iraq War inquiry to be public

A committee of MPs has recommended the inquiry into the Iraq War be held “as openly and publicly as possible.”

Continue Reading June 22, 2009 at 12:35 pm Leave a comment

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