MoD cites spending cuts in row over pension changes for armed forces

According to a report in The Guardian, the armed forces have been warned that they cannot be spared from the government's spending cuts as pressure mounts on ministers to reconsider changes that could cost families thousands of pounds in pensions and allowances.

The hardline message came from the Ministry of Defence's top civil servant, Ursula Brennan, who insisted pay and conditions in the military were still good ...

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