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Two weeks left to give your comments on Defence Green Paper

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My only comment is that I think it is wise to write about Defense on Green paper as white paper might be too easily seen in the field.

:?
 
#4
In 1979, I was told that the falling-apart married quarter I had been allocated was only a temporary measure and that MQ's were high on the governments agenda for improvement. I understand that serving personnel are still waiting for the improvements to arrive. So if successive governments cant even get quartering right, what's to be expected of this green paper?
 
#5
"The Review must be able to drive radical
change. We cannot proceed with all the
activities and programmes we currently
aspire to, while simultaneously supporting
our current operations and investing in the
new capabilities we need. We will need to
make tough decisions - based on a clear
understanding of our interests and the role
of the Armed Forces in protecting them
".

Seems to rather situate the estimate. If the interests being defended are that vital then the resources allocated should change. This document starts with an asumption that no further resources are available. UK Defence spending as a % of GDP is now at its lowest since 1930 I believe ?.
 

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