The third round of Army redundancies was announced today. 4,480 will leave by 17th December (against an original target of 5,000) 84% applied, 16% are compulsory
What the MoD says : These redundancies are not new. The Strategic Defence Security Review announced a reduction of 17,000 posts from the Regular Armed Forces (5,000 each from the Navy and RAF and 7,000 from the Army). A further reduction of 12,000 to the Army was announced as a result of the Three-Month Exercise (3ME).
Tuesday, 18 June 2013 10:29