Faslane ‘at risk from terror attacks’ due to policing cuts

Faslane ‘at risk from terror attacks’ due to policing cuts
 

Military sites including the Faslane naval base are being put an “unacceptable risk” of terror attack due to policing cuts, it has been warned.
The Defence Police Federation, which represents civilian Ministry of Defence Police officers, said the force is facing a cut of up to £15 million from its £167m budget.
In an open letter to new Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson, the Federation said “deplorable” decision-making had undermined those responsible for guarding the Trident nuclear deterrent.
The MoD said the force had adequate numbers with which to do its job.
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14 November 2017 in Politics, Views: 54
Source: Scotsman
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