Nearly £300,000 has been spent in three years on televisions and games consoles for soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence has said.
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MPs were told that, since 2005, the Ministry of Defence had spent nearly £260,000 on TV sets and more than £38,000 on Sony Playstations.
Junior minister Derek Twigg revealed the figures in a parliamentary answer.
In 2005 the MoD was criticised for spending £348,000 on 134 flat screen televisions for use in its London HQ.