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Efficiency Savings

Volume 449: debated on Wednesday 19 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how the (a) Royal Navy, (b) Royal Air Force, (c) Army and (d) Defence Procurement Agency will meet the 2.5 per cent. reductions as part of the Ministry of Defence’s 2.5 per cent. departmental efficiency savings. (87042)

The Ministry of Defence’s 2.5 per cent. efficiency savings target equates to a total of £2.8 billion of annual efficiency gains across the department by the end of the three-year Spending Review 2004 period. A breakdown of how the MOD intends to achieve this target can be found in the MOD efficiency technical note, which is published on the Department’s website at www.mod.uk.