http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/3856097.stm Now tell us something we don't already know/fear. NO British Forces serviceman or woman , can surely still be contemplating voting Labour in 2005? We are a powerful lobby, and a voting bloc of nearly half a million , with friends and family, maybe more. We can't stand by and watch this evisceration go on unchallenged. And I know the bloody Conservatives will carry on the rot if they aren't challenged , sort of the return match for SDR 1999. Maybe someone with more time than me, can post a precis of Defence policies/manifesto from the parties at the next election? Vote for you yourself, your oppos and your families. Just this once, put aside Party allegiances , and vote for the party that will look after us and our interests Whomsoever it may be. Maybe it's time to dust off that "Forces Party" idea? Open Invitation I would appreciate input from an MP at this point , if you're up for being errr "Seriously debated with" that is. Come on, come and talk to the Forces about what YOUR parties policies will mean for the Defence of the Realm. I think we can set up a closed chat session for this, and I do know at least one MP who might be willing to come and talk. Maybe there are others? Think of it, as an online surgery. What does everyone else think? Is it worth pursuing?