Army Cuts: Thousands Told They Will Lose Jobs

Nearly 4,500 Army staff have been given their redundancy notices in the latest round of staff cuts, the Ministry of Defence has confirmed. A total of 4,480 are being axed as the Government tries to reduce the number of regulars by about 20% to 82,000.Sky's Defence Correspondent David Bowden said those who take voluntary redundancy will be leaving within six months, and compulsory reundancies will be complete in a year.