Theresa May, since her announcement that she was launching ‘Operation Temperer’ to put armed troops onto Britain’s streets to supplement police numbers, has received harsh criticism for creating the shortage in those numbers through the unprecedented cuts to police budgets and front-line police numbers that she enacted as Home Secretary.
Troops are arriving onto our nation’s streets today. But in fact, the SKWAWKBOX has learned that troops were already on the streets yesterday – and in official police uniform.
‘Major X’, a high-ranking army officer that has provided information to this blog previously, contacted the SKWAWKBOX with an image of a police scene, taken yesterday in Manchester and published in the
The ‘officer’ in the foreground with his face covered, is not a police officer.
As Major X told the SKWAWKBOX:
The officer in the foreground, who has a police number on his shoulder, is carrying the SA80A2 rifle which…
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