PM will listen to Army demands

#1
Same old, same old;

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Downing Street says the PM will take decisions in "light of military advice" and review troop levels with allies.
...then do precisely nothing, no doubt.

This smacks of classic 'Yes Prime Minister', "We have to say something..."
 
#2
PE4rocks said:
Same old, same old;

Linky

Downing Street says the PM will take decisions in "light of military advice" and review troop levels with allies.
...then do precisely nothing, no doubt.

This smacks of classic 'Yes Prime Minister', "We have to say something..."
You can bet your last penny that this is nothing more than lip service.
Wait a couple of months and see if anything has changed, it won't have.
Just like all the initiatives to help industry through the recession where nothing has actually been done other than announce grand plans.

It means jack-shit coming from that creature
 

mysteron

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#3
Business secretary Lord Mandelson said the general's views on troops' equipment requirements would be taken "very seriously".

"They will not go without whatever they need to carry out their very important operations in Afghanistan," he said.
HAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

What sort of crass twaaaaaaaaaaaaaat would say that when we know he is lying? Oh, that's right - that twaaaat Mandelson.

Throbber.
 
#4
Business secretary Lord Mandelson said the general's views on troops' equipment requirements would be taken "very seriously".

That seems very much like "With all due respect...." meaning you dont deserve respect

And "I hear what you're saying.." ...but dont give a shi...
 
#7
Could someone just remind when we deployed on operations and again what teflon tony said then and then and would have expected his chancellor to fund...

The chancellor at the time was some One Eyed jock cnut i believe how cut the investment in MOD operational requirement forecasts also.


And can someone please ram something between mandlebums eye's say old school 7.62...
 
#10
Huuu haaa. Him Brown fella velli funni man. Him make velli money riting dramma an' dead series for telly. Like aktor before him better ritin' series "Minder" but more like life like he know it fück people bad.

MsG
 
#11
PE4rocks said:
Downing Street says the PM will take decisions in "light of military advice" and review troop levels with allies.
...which would imply that the PM has up to now been taking decisions without military advice :?

It is comforting to think that the PM is probably being 'advised' in this matter by Mandelson, whose attitude to the Armed Forces leaves much to be desired.
 
#12
Downing Street says the PM will take decisions in "light of military advice" and review troop levels with allies.

He might just realise that he has been rumbled. McDoom, in his wildest fantasies of his 'Pythonesque-Yes-Prime-Minister' thought processes has realised that the...'Country is Angry!!'

Two courses of action - to make good on his statements.....Or revert to Liarbor 'SOPS' - do nothing. Spout much, yadder and blether much for public consumption, but do nothing!!

The first actions are more than likely. The 'Standard Course of Action' of Do Nothing with a general election in less than a year just might galvanise McDoom out of his hole under Number Ten. But then, he might just try and turn his attention on the Military and try to engage his Spin Doctors in negative campaign against current Senior Military figures.
:roll:
So don't hold your breath....... Actions will speak louder than words.... Wait and see!!
 
#13
Yeaaaah Right - he is really gonna listen to the demands of the Generals?

He said he would listen to the people when he got drubbed in 3 by elections, he said he was listening when he got drubbed in the local and european elections.

The PM isnt only visually impaired, but there is a disconnect between his ears and that lump of muscle he calls his brain.

He never listens to anyone except Mandy, who probably has the negatives of pictures of Gordon giving Tony a BJ.

Dont forget he is just about to pi*s off on holiday for nearly 3 months, dont expect anything to be listened to.
 
#14
Maybe Mandleson has suggested that if mcBroon pretends to listen, maybe people will leave him alone. Same reason Blair kept smiling.
 
#15
mysteron said:
Business secretary Lord Mandelson said the general's views on troops' equipment requirements would be taken "very seriously".

"They will not go without whatever they need to carry out their very important operations in Afghanistan," he said.
Sounds like a cunning plan to me. No top brass will say that they can't do the job and get asked to retire early. No one wants to be the person that kills the gose that lays the golden eggs. When they do retire they will tell say that they begged for more kit for the lads.
 
#16
Why is the weasel Mandelbum talking about a defence issue is he the puppet master behind one eye? Of course Broon will listen it's just that his fingers will be in his ears and he'll be laddy da ing the whole way through.
 

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