147. The additional cost of operations, including the cost of Urgent Operational
Requirements (UORs)....WAR to you and me , has been met from the reserve.
On 22 November 2007, Baroness Taylor informed Parliament that the Treasury had provided some £6.6 billion from the reserve to support the additional cost of operations, including some £2.3 billion for UORs.190 Details of the cost of UORs in each of the last five financial years is provided in Table 9.
than the £2 billion already spent on UORs ..war.....
At the same time the Army is short staffed... Royal Engineers Explosive Ordnance Disposal 29%
less than needed ..well I am not surprised ..who wants to be blown up...our young people aren't that dumb. Army Medical Services are short too ..Operation Department Practitioner 45%
So where is all this money Urgent Operational Requirements (UORs)... WARS to you and me...going ...well lots of it is going to Ratheon!
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