It's Official: Gordon Brown and his cabinet are Tory double agents, working to destroy Labour from within
There really is no plausible alternative explanation for this:
Our troops aren't fit for jobs in civvy street, says the man who's meant to be fighting their corner
Defence Secretary Des Browne faced fresh anger over soldiers' pay last night after suggesting their low wages are justified because many would fail to get better-paid jobs outside the Army. Mr Browne said young recruits were not paid as much as 'uniformed organisations in civilian street' because they lacked the qualifications needed for other jobs. In a speech to the Royal British Legion's Scottish annual conference last June, Mr Browne also claimed military service made soldiers 'more employable'.