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Part of Opposition Day - [4TH Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 2:17 pm on 1st November 2017.

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Photo of Robert Courts Robert Courts Conservative, Witney 2:17 pm, 1st November 2017

That last Labour Government, for which he presumably has some responsibility, left a £38 billion black hole in the defence budget. By contrast, this Government are increasing defence spending. Does he accept that he has some responsibility for that and that the Conservatives stand up for the armed forces?