Afghanistan (Force Protection)
Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government
Bob Stewart (Beckenham, Conservative)
In his statement, the Secretary of State suggested that we were rethinking our posture. Could we rethink our posture towards those responsible for the mentoring, reduce the number of young officers, non-commissioned officers and soldiers at the front line involved in mentoring, and restrict it to command and control at kandak—battalion—level? That would, at least, stop some of our men being put into danger?