Only thing they know is numbers

The Royal Navy has been cut to 19, yes 19 fighting ships, our four main submarines will not be replaced until 2031.

Our two new aircraft carriers are not ready, and at one time Cameron said he was going sell one of them.

We have no commissioned aircraft carriers, whatsoever.

He sold all our Harriers –the only planes we had that could land on aircraft carriers.

We are committed to buy the American F35B planes which have been grounded in the States (unreliable engines and performance). The RAF – we have a few Tornadoes, very old, which can only be safely used as low level bombers and several squadrons of new Typhoons once designed as multi-role, but redesignated.

Count them in Syria.

The army reduced to below four divisions, 80,000 men/women plus the Territorial Army, when called upon!

The only thing this present government understands and presents to us is numbers – but not people, always £20m this, £4bn that – always money before anyone not protected in the establishment.

We are now ashamed of our country and those who run it behind the scenes.

We can only hope that the next two generations find the time and interest to understand what is happening to our beloved country and stop it in its tracks. Corruption, greed and self interest is the philosophy of the ruling establishment, it is not ours .

Ian Griffiths

Fontwell Avenue

Bexhill

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