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Honouring our servicemen and women
12/10/2008 17:19:00

This morning I attended the parade to thank the borough's servicemen and women who have suffered in Afghanistan and Iraq and to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Territorial Army.

Reservists have been called upon to play an increasingly heavy role in both Afghanistan and Iraq. These operations, particuarly Iraq, are highly contentious but whatever our individual views on the rights and wrongs of each conflict, we should all be grateful for the commitment and bravery that our armed forces show in carrying out the tasks which the Government has asked them to undertake.

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