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Defence Equipment and Support

Volume 476: debated on Tuesday 20 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what amount of efficiency savings Defence Equipment and Support are required to make in 2007-08. (203202)

Under the spending review 2004 efficiency programme, the MOD is required to achieve £2.83 billion of cumulative input and output efficiency savings by the end of 2007-08. Defence Equipment and Support is forecasting a contribution of approximately £l billion towards this target, with an additional £150 million being forecast as a result of Logistics Transformation in the Front Line Commands.