MoD: Job cuts to be announced today

The Ministry of Defence will give details today of around 5,000 job losses as part of cuts aimed at reducing Army numbers by 20,000, an MoD spokesman said.

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5,300 Army jobs to be cut

The Ministry of Defence has announced 5,300 Army redundancies in the latest in a series of planned cuts. Those serving, about to be deployed or just returning from Afghanistan will be exempt from the latest cuts.