The government has defended the Commons’ vote against ending austerity for public sector workers, including the emergency services, in a ‘clarification statement’ that concluded that these workers were ‘vital but not THAT vital’. Tory MPs continued their wild cheering as the slogan they are going to use for the next few months appeared on their… [read...]
Defence Secretary Philip Hammond says that poor people in Britain should do more to help to kill poor people in other countries by taking a cut in their welfare benefits to allow much-needed funds for the armed forces. [read...]
‘Peston’s role will be to reconnoitre enemy terrain, identify Taliban insurgents and then subdue them by talking for hours in his excruciatingly slow, dull monotone,’ explained the Defence Secretary. [read...]
In a shocking day of carnage on Tuesday, over 3,000 British troops were lost – the largest one day troop loss since World War II.
A solemn Chief of the Defence Staff, General Sir David Richards, [read...]