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Defence: Expenditure

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN HL14075, tabled on 26 February 2019

To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Earl Howe on 25 February (HL13624), whether that money previously announced by the Secretary of State for Defence to be spent on the nuclear deterrent and anti-submarine warfare has been spent in other areas.

Answered on

7 March 2019

The £1 billion for Defence announced in the 2018 Autumn Budget ensures that the Armed Forces can continue to modernise and invest in key priority capabilities. Funding has been allocated to modernising our critical assets, including anti-submarine warfare and our nuclear deterrent.