Shadow defence minister rallies the troops in Thurrock

Date posted: 17-03-2012

SHADOW defence minister, Jim Murphy visited Thurrock on Thursday. The personable shadow minister first spoke to Gurkhas, members of Bomber Command and representatives from the British Legion in Grays shopping centre.

He was accompanied by the prospective parliamentary candidate for the Labour Party, Polly Billington.

Mr Murphy addressed the assembled veterans by pointing to nearby shop “Supercuts” and told them: “There is nothing super about the cuts being imposed by the government.”

YT spoke to Mr Murphy about the issues affecting serving soldiers as well as veterans.

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