Government cuts have forced more than 1,000 military staff to leave in Plymouth, a Freedom of Information request has revealed. 

This is Plymouth report:

MORE than a thousand service personnel in Plymouth have left the military since the Coalition came to office in the face of sweeping cutbacks.

The scale of the exodus revealed in a Freedom of Information request will fuel concerns over the impact the Government’s cost-cutting drive is having on the armed forces, and the Navy in particular, and the city’s economy.

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I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.