Jim Murphy: 'Prince Harry will highlight work of others'

Shadow Defence Secretary Jim Murphy has said he hopes Prince Harry's interviews about his latest tour in Afghanistan will draw attention to the tens of thousands of officers serving in the conflict.

Shadow Defence Secretary Jim Murphy. Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

He told ITV News: "While it (the interview) focuses the attention of the nation on one brave Prince, I hope it also enables us all to reflect and celebrate the work of tens of thousands other fellow countrymen and women, who today are in the dust and danger of Afghanistan, taking on the Taliban."

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