Cameron: Vital we look after those who lose defence jobs

The Prime Minister has told ITV News it is "vital" that members of the armed forces who lose their jobs are looked after.

Speaking at an Olympic training facility in Loughborough, Leicestershire he said the plans outlined today are designed to "rebalance" the Armed Forced so there is a smaller regular force but a larger reserve force:

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Army to lose 17 units in cuts

The army is to lose 17 units in a new wave of defence cuts announced today.