Efter years o wrangling the squadies who were used as guinea pigs in the 50's who were lined up at different stages o miles when a nuclear bomb was detonated were given another chance tae claim damages.
These poor buggers suffered many disability's including skin cancer ,ill health, and fertility problems on there involvements in British nuclear tests ,THE RATIO OF THESE AILMENTS FAR OOTWAYS THE NORMAL ,they have been fobbed off for years and there number must be dwindling at a very fast rate.
To my mind every government since then have treated these hero's in an abominable manner be it Labour or tory, then some clown wrote in the paper today this is a great breakthrough there winning
of the right tae appeal agin ,my erse me I'm 72 my army draught was 69 71 on my reckoning these guys must be at least 74 intae there 80's , another appeal ,jasus how long would that take would they win it? how long till a rate o compen wis worked oot
Here a thought at 72 will I still be kicking aboot afore the last survivor is awarded thirty bob ,us squaddies we were just cannon fodder ,think aboot some o the rules oor men noo labour under in Afghanistan if you see Taliban laying land minds don't shoot just shout shoo awie you go like you do . Ach ah served an wid serve agin met many great men in the forces in my time .
Wunners whit Kipling widda wrote aboot these sad state o affairs .