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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-02-01more like thismore than 2019-02-01
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Ministry of Defence more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Defence more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Defence more like this
star this property hansard heading Defence Equipment: Procurement more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what recent assessment he has made of the adequacy of the level of funding for the procurement of military equipment. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Coventry South more like this
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Mr Jim Cunningham remove filter
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-02-06more like thismore than 2019-02-06
star this property answer text <p>We are committed to delivering large, complex and technologically challenging defence programmes to give our military the very best equipment. In November 2018 we published our most recent financial summary for the Equipment Plan, which explained that there is a significant level of financial risk in the plan and that forecast costs exceeded allocated funding by £7 billion across 10 years of the programme in April 2018.</p><p>As part of our work to modernise and transform the Ministry of Defence, we are revising our approach to improving military capabilities and improving efficiency to ensure we focus on delivery of sustainable savings for reinvestment in the front-line. We also continue to work closely with the National Audit Office to improve our management of the Equipment Plan. We will take careful note of the concerns raised in the recent Public Accounts Committee report on the Equipment Plan and will produce a formal response in due course.</p> more like this
star this property answering member constituency Pudsey more like this
unstar this property answering member printed Stuart Andrew remove filter
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less than 2019-02-06T14:51:58.477Zmore like thismore than 2019-02-06T14:51:58.477Z
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star this property label Biography information for Stuart Andrew more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Mr Jim Cunningham more like this