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Wednesday, 05 June 2013 - 10:03
Afghan interpreters can come to UK, says Philip Hammond
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Up to 600 Afghans who worked as interpreters or in other dangerous roles supporting allied forces in Helmand will be allowed to resettle in the UK,.

Defence Secretary Philip Hammond said other locally engaged staff would be able to enrol on training courses and given severance packages.

Afghan workers had "played a vital role" in the campaign, he told MPs.

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