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Acknowledgements

NatCen Social Research is grateful to the Economic and Social Research Council (RES-062-23-2878) for their financial support which enabled us to ask the questions reported in this chapter. The views expressed are those of the authors alone. 

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Notes
  1. See news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/1596810.stm
  2. A police estimate of numbers. Protest organisers suggested a figure nearer two million. See news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/2765041.stm
  3. 'Armed Forces Covenant recognised in law for first time', Ministry of Defence, Defence News, 3rd November, 2011, available at www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/DefenceNews/DefencePolicyAndBusiness/ArmedForcesCovenantRecognisedInLawForFirstTime.htm
  4. A report by the former Liberal Democrat leader and career soldier Lord Ashcroft (2012) recently cast some light on public attitudes towards the Armed Forces, but owing to its sampling strategy the findings were not necessarily representative of the UK population as a whole.
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