Silent protests against army regiments merger plans

The 9th/12th Royal Lancers
The 9th/12th Royal Lancers Credit: ITV Central

Peace vigils are set to be held across the UK today in protest of planned defence cuts.

ITV Central reports on the silent demonstration in Leicester.

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Vigils in protest of defence cuts

Peace vigils are to be held across the UK today in protest of planned defence cuts. Earlier this month Defence Secretary Philip Hammond announced major defence restructuring plans that will see the Army lose 17 units.