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Gray Review

Volume 486: debated on Monday 12 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence (1) what the terms of reference of the Bernard Gray review are; and when it is due to report; (245106)

(2) pursuant to his written ministerial statement of 11 December, Official Report, column 65WS, on defence equipment, what the terms of reference are for the defence acquisition review; and when it will report.

Within the policy set by the Defence Industrial Strategy, the review is to examine progress with implementing reforms through the MOD’s Acquisition Change Programme and to make any further recommendations on how to secure better value for money and deliver major acquisition programmes within budget and on time.

The review is expected to be complete by the summer.