25% cut over the next 5 years.
No cuts to capital spending beyond those already announced, does this mean CVF, A400 and T3 are safe?
No, didn’t think so.
This is the starting point for the forthcoming Strategic Defence and Security Review.
Good to know that Indian soldiers won’t be facing the same, thanks partly to the largesse of the UK tax payer.
Just remember this, when we are putting stamps on those brown envelopes addressed to UK service personnel.
There is also a pay freeze for any public sector employee earning over £21k
So that would be senior Privates, Lance Corporals and above then.
Read the full details here