The UKNDA's launch comes after the establishment last year of the British Armed Forces Federation, a staff association set up amid growing discontent among the rank and file.
It also follows a report by the think tank Demos on Monday, which warned that
Britain's defence spending has not matched the Labour government's military ambitions, seriously compromising the ability of the armed forces to meet future threats, a left-leaning think-tank argues in a report out today.
The report, from Demos, argues
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Its argument has two parts: one (Demos being a leftish think-tank) argues for restructuring because response to “21st-century challenges” is hampered by “tradition and hierarchy”. Personally, I reckon that if a bit of tradition keeps the poor sods' morale
Defence spending must be shifted from high-tech military hardware to improving the welfare of personnel, a new report demanded today.
The report is a timely endorsement of the Sun's Help our Heroes campaign.
Think tank Demos said the needs of servic
The Armed Forces are wasting money on hi-tech defence projects instead of much-needed accommodation, training and improved salaries for British troops, a report published today warns.
It adds that the military will not be "fit for purpose" in the futur
THE massive expenditure incurred fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan could sound the death knell for the British armed forces leaving troops "not fit for purpose", a report warns today.
Senior armed services commanders "obsessed" with both conflicts stand
Britain's armed forces are being let down by a lack of support from the public, a think tank report claims.
Low pay and poor accommodation for service personnel are the result of a breakdown in the "contract" between military and civilians, Demos argue
Distorted expenditure and failure to adjust to future threats are setting Britain's armed forces on a "dangerously unsustainable course" at a time of growing turbulence and risk, ministers and military chiefs are warned today. "Stretched budgets remain ti