Our armed forces are 8,200 personnel under strength while critical posts remain unfilled
There is a 23 per cent shortfall in pilots, a 26 per cent shortfall in intelligence analyst trades and a 17 per cent shortfall in engineers.
And the problem is unlikely to be resolved in the next four years.
The Commons Public Accounts Committee says it is harming morale and wants a new approach.
Chair Meg Hillier said: “The Government’s ‘make do and mend’ approach to staffing its defence commitments cannot continue.
Source: The Sun