Ministers are angry that the majority of the 32,000 who have not served in Iraq or Afghanistan have not made themselves available for operations and have demanded that they be thrown out.
Could some legally minded arrse member tell me why that action was good enough to guarantee me a front-line hole in the Ivan and his Snowy Booted Minstrel Show at the Fulda Gap Emporium yet is somehow 'not good enough' now? What happened? Did it evaporate or something?
The only things I was told it was okay to repeat are grid references and fire missions.
Hootch, you are spot on. This is just a diversionary tactic and they have poked the fox into a very well connected chicken coop. The TA and their Shires have always punched above their weight politically simply because of their day-to-day co-existence with people of import.
I think the most insulting thing about this article is the mere fact that the labour spin machine thought we'd be too stupid to rumble it for what it is: bunkum.