Armed Forces Minister Nick Harvey
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Government apology over Army e-mail lay-offs

Armed Forces Minister Nick Harvey has apologised after a reported 38 soldiers learned they were losing their jobs by e-mail.

The Ministry of Defence has since said one of them, who got the e-mail while in Afghanistan, would not lose his job.

An Army spokesman said commanding officers had spoken to those concerned to ensure they got advice and support.

  • 15 Feb 2011