Armed Forces Pay

Part of Opposition Day - [4TH Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 1:12 pm on 1st November 2017.

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Photo of Nia Griffith Nia Griffith Shadow Secretary of State for Defence 1:12 pm, 1st November 2017

The hon. Gentleman needs to take cognisance of the fact that in every year we were in office, we spent considerably more on defence than the 2% of GDP commitment. In fact, in our last year in office, we spent 2.5% of GDP on defence—a figure that this Government have never matched.