The risks facing Afghan interpreters is "exactly the same" as the problems facing troops fighting in Afghanistan, the great-grandson of Winston Churchill has told Daybreak.
Alexander Perkins, who has served in two tours of Afghanistan, will hand in a petition calling for more to be done to protect those who translated for the British army.
Signatures to the petition have leapt to 55,000 from 27,000 since this morning.
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