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Armed forces 'should use reservists more'

Britain's armed forces need to make more use of reservists, according to a review seen by the BBC's political correspondent, Carole Walker.

Currently they make up nearly one in five of the total number of soldiers, seamen and airmen.

Now a report says that ratio should be increased -- though there are concerns that there may not be enough money to train and equip them -- because of spending cuts in the armed forces.

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