The Sunday Times October 23, 2005 Colonel quits as troops are denied armoured land rovers in Iraq Michael Smith "THE commanding officer of a battalion serving in Iraq has resigned after failing to obtain armoured Land Rovers for his patrols. Lieutenant-Colonel Nick Henderson, commander of the 1st Battalion, Coldstream Guards, is understood to have been furious last week after one of his senior sergeants died as a direct result of the failure to supply âarmour protectedâ Land Rovers for his men, defence sources said." Same Edition The gym, James! Cherie gets chauffeured armoured car Jon Ungoed-Thomas "CHERIE BLAIR has become the first prime ministerâs spouse to be given an official government car and driver for her personal use, including shopping trips and visits to the gym. Use of the car, a bullet-proof Vauxhall Omega, is estimated to be costing taxpayers more than Â£50,000 a year. She also has the use of a Ford Galaxy people carrier as backup." John don't know what ta say.