If its worth saying once, the spin edition

In the news from the MoD this week was an announcement of the launch of the Defence Cultural Specialist Unit (DCSU) that provides commanders with a deployable unit of cultural specialists to assist in building a picture of Helmandi society.

Link here 01st April 2010


Helpfully, the MoD website lists Related News (bottom right of the image) so what do these links reveal.

This one 24th February 2010 discusses the DCSU and states that it will come into being officially in April 2010, as above


The other link covers the DCSU again but this story describes the launch of the new unit.


So the MoD seems to be taking part in the tired old Labour Party trick of pre-announcing, announcing and then announcing the same thing yet again.