MOD announces changes to allowances for Service personnel
The Ministry of Defence has today announced changes to the allowances paid to Armed Forces personnel for expenses incurred during service.
The Ministry claims that the move will save £250 million a year and will ensure that the allocation of allowances is "fair and appropriate" to meet the needs of Service personnel.
- MoD: Summary of changes to allowances
- Daily Telegraph: MoD 'breaches Military Covenant' with £250 million allowance cuts. According to this article, "Defence ministers have been accused of the breaching the Military Covenant and double standards after they axed Service allowances that amounted to a £1,400 cut in income for every soldier, sailor and airman."
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