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Families of war dead criticise bonus payments for MoD staff

Publié par Clifford Armion le 11/12/2009

Robert Booth

"The families of soldiers killed in Afghanistan condemned the Ministry of Defence last night for awarding its civil servants bonuses totalling £47m in the first seven months of this financial year.

"The awards for exceptional performance were called "obscene" by Hazel Hunt whose son, Richard, died fighting with the 2nd Battalion the Royal Welsh in Helmand province, Afghanistan, in August.

"Christine Bonner, whose son Darren died fighting with the 1st Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment in Afghanistan in May 2007 said the payouts were "money for old rope" while troops on the ground were struggling for lack of equipment."

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"Families of war dead criticise bonus payments for MoD staff", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), décembre 2009. Consulté le 24/10/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/families-of-war-dead-criticise-bonus-payments-for-mod-staff