The Independent is rightly highlighting the appalling treatment of British troops and is promoting a letter to the Prime Minister calling on him to improve the situation.
The paper is asking readers to add their name to the letter which I have just done.
I've commented before on the shameful decision to invade Iraq. But whatever my views on the legitimacy of the conflict itself, I believe we have an absolut duty to do right by the brave men and women who risk their lives in service to their country.
Yet Blair, shamefully, refuses to even meet the families of soldiers who have been killed.