Gurkhas: Anniversary — Question for Short Debate

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 8:48 pm on 10th June 2015.

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Photo of Lord Rosser Lord Rosser Shadow Spokesperson (Defence), Shadow Spokesperson (Home Affairs), Shadow Spokesperson (Transport) 8:48 pm, 10th June 2015

My Lords, I understand that a commitment has been given by the Prime Minister that there will be no further cuts in our Regular Army.

Why is there any doubt that there will be any cuts so far as the Gurkhas are concerned? Are they not covered by the pledge that was given by the Prime Minister?