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Defence: Expenditure

Volume 472: debated on Wednesday 5 March 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the comprehensive spending review 2007, if he will place in the Library a copy of the methodology and calculations that provide the basis for his statement that defence expenditure will rise by 1.5 per cent. in real terms between 2008-09 and 2010-11. (191686)

Details of the Ministry of Defence settlement are given Table D14 in Annex D8 of the 2007 pre-budget report and comprehensive spending review document, which can be found at:

The relevant deflators can be found at: