Navy chief fears cuts will leave forces stretched

Strategic Defence and Security Review due to be published.

Navy chief fears cuts will leave forces stretched

THE former head of the Royal Navy says five years of government-led cutbacks in defence are a ‘national disgrace’.

Lord Alan West said the cuts since 2010 had left the navy facing a major manpower crisis.

His statements come as the nation’s armed forces ready themselves for Chancellor George Osborne’s comprehensive spending review next week and the Strategic Defence and Security Review.

To continue reading, please click here.

Source: portsmouth.co.uk

Previous Article
Next Article

Events Calendar


« December 2020 »
Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa Su
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31