MoD’s fu­el­ish £5k tab

The People - - NEWS FEATURES S & -

IT seems ex­ces­sive for the MoD to spend £5,500 on nam­ing a ship.

To do the hon­ours, they sent Sec­ond Sea Lord Jonathan Wood­cock and his mis­sus to South Korea, where the fuel tanker Tidesurge was built.

They could have waited for her to come home and, for just over a fiver from Aldi, smashed a bot­tle of pros­ecco against her bow.

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