Original story here
Have scoured the web for a viewable ‘outside the UK’ version of this if you cannot see the video at the link above
Anyway, that will be £4.1 billion please, or in other currencies
4,7 Billion Euros
6.5 Billion Dollars
Still, we do have to save £200m per year, wouldn’t want to sacrifice the defence of the UK in order to fund colonial guilt trips, African Mercedes dealerships, Indian space programmes, condoms for Africans or government grants to make sure lesbians can play squash would we.
I don’t want to hear about lessons learned, smart procurements, intelligent customers or any of the other complete bollox that regularly spews forth from the MoD, what I do want is a public enquiry so the whole country can see why £4 billion, enough to give every single secondary school in the UK a million each, has been so shockingly wasted.
We need to find out who is responsible.
Some stories from the media
It is time to close the book on Nimrod but I thought I would end on a quote from Liam Fox about the SDSR
But defence as a whole will, and must, come out in a stronger position