4,480 Army redundancies

4,480 Army personnel are to be handed redundancy notices in the third round of Army job cuts, as the Government tries to reduce the number of regular soldiers to 82,000 by 2018. 16% of the posts being cut will be compulsory.

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Colonel Bob Stewart: 'Army is extremely small now'

The Conservative MP and former Army Colonel Bob Stewart has told Daybreak of his concern over the latest round of cuts to the Army that will be announced this morning.

He said: "The Army is extremely small now...It really hurts me. You need an army to be used in an emergency."

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