PCS challenge Defence Training Review news

The online journal Defence Management report that PCS have challenged a statement in the latest Defence Training Review (DTR) newsletter:

In a statement responding to the DTR’s latest newsletter, PCS officials criticised the integrated project team (IPT) for what they deemed as “wishful thinking.”

Armed forces minister Bob Ainsworth recently admitted that the alternatives to privatised training were just as expensive and the current financial plan for the DTR has been hurt by the economic crisis.

“The DTR IPT is seeking to become a master of spin,” PCS said in a statement. “The question of the fall back position being more expensive than the privatisation starts to look like a rather sorry attempt to save the privatisation at a time of major financial pressure on MOD budgets.

The full article can be viewed here.

No comments: