The Shadow Defence Secretary Jim Murphy accused the Government of a employing a "carry on regardless strategy" after more job cuts were announced today.
The Labour MP told the Commons: "The Army has been cut, but the threats have increased. There will be a sense that ministers are unprepared for growing threats in North Africa and beyond."
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