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Excessive drinking is the "norm" among the armed forces and urgent action is needed to tackle "hazardous" levels of alcohol consumption, MPs have warned.
The Commons Defence Committee said it led to domestic abuse, violence and mental health issues.
It called on the Ministry of Defence to develop a "comprehensive strategy" to reduce misuse and challenge the drinking culture - including a review of alcohol pricing and availability on military bases.
"Hazardous levels of alcohol consumption are the norm in the armed forces.....
A number of EU Member States are committed to increasing the generation of electricity from renewable resources as part of their bid to cut back on emissions of carbon dioxide. In the UK, this means a focus primarily on wind, both on- and off-shore. Arguments continue to go back and forth on the desirability and effectiveness of this policy, but the governments in both Westminster and Holyrood remain firmly committed at present.
Wind is, by its nature, intermittent and so the extent to which this affects the output of the fleet of wind turbines in a typical year is crucial in determining how much conventional generating capacity is needed by way of backup and thus what the overall system costs are ......
The Combined Accommodation Assessment System (CAAS) will create a fairer, simpler and more balanced grading and charging system for accommodation.
The introduction of independent assessments will ensure that military families can have confidence that they are getting good value for money, no matter where they are based in the UK or overseas.
With over 40% of service personnel living in military...
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