I have to take deep breathes when I write about this man.
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Defence questions. A chance to show the House and the country that the Minister is on top of his brief, what actually happened was that he showed once again what a . . . . . he is.
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He defended his governments treatment of the woefully underfunded/overcommitted armed forces by saying that the Tories had cut defence spending. Yes we did, when we cut defence commitments.
What job do you think that he really wants? He clearly has no passion for the defence brief, has little respect for soldiers, doesn’t listen to advice, seems not to know who is where and doing what and can’t grasp even the most basic of logistical requirements.
I received an email from the father of a young Royal Marine in Afghanistan, he was clearly frustrated and worried. I doubt that he had much confidence in the current Secretary of State for Defence.
Estelle Morris resigned because school performance was slipping, what will it take for Des Browne to do the decent thing?