Not the brightest Colour Sergeant?

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by 1stgulfmac, Apr 24, 2013.

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  1. Well career choices now are?

    In a statement, the Crown Prosecution Service said John Hardy had served as a colour sergeant at the Royal Military Academy, where British army officers are trained.

    "It is alleged that from 10 February 2006 to 15 October 2008, 34 payments were made to either John Hardy or Claire Hardy totalling over £23,000 for stories relating mainly to the Royal Family or matters at Sandhurst," it said.

    "In addition we have concluded that Tracy Bell should be charged with one count of misconduct in public office. Tracy Bell was employed by the Ministry of Defence as a pharmacy assistant at Sandhurst Medical Centre.

    "It is alleged that Tracy Bell received £1,250 between 17 October 2005 and 7 July 2006 relating to five articles published in The Sun regarding matters at Sandhurst

    See here:

    BBC News - Sun royal editor Duncan Larcombe among Elveden charged
  2. Wordsmith

    Wordsmith LE Book Reviewer

    Betraying trust, taking backhanders, giving off the record information to newspapers?

    I'd say a bright career in politics awaits...

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  3. £1,250 for 5 articles? **** me she's cheap
  4. meanwhile officers on SSSA rent out there flats whilst living at home and reap in HDT pay, everyone is at it.
  5. Do you mean they sublet the SSSA? Or do you mean they let their own homes whilst in SSSA. I did, and quite lawfully, too. If you believe someone is breaking regulations, report the matter to MOD Police - don't just post tittle-tattle here!
  6. fu2

    fu2 LE

    Fixed :thumleft:

  7. Reported, many moons ago, and yet not one little bit of it gets out, hmmm think a few got slapped wrists.
  8. Typical Squaddies, waste of taxpayers money, scruffy, rude, lying, always sticking up for their own, overpaid, too many allowances, they ought to remember they're there to serve the public!

    Always taking back handers etc...

    Oh no wait, this isn't a plod bashing thread is it.

    Awfully sorry
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  9. HHH

    HHH LE

    More to the point, they haven't been found guilty of anything yet, so you would need to bear that in mind.
  10. This sort of publicity is not good though is it?
  11. Tytus_Barnowl

    Tytus_Barnowl On ROPs

    Well its not as if she had to get her chubs out is it?