Ministry of Defence

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 8:07 pm on 26th February 2018.

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Photo of Kevan Jones Kevan Jones Labour, North Durham 8:07 pm, 26th February 2018

I am grateful to the Minister for giving way. He says that this is fiscally neutral. He knows what the problem is now—[Interruption.] What was agreed in 2015 was fiscally neutral. It was unachievable because the efficiencies were unachievable and the land sales were unachievable. That is not my opinion; that is what the former Secretary of State, Sir Michael Fallon, said. If we know that, we know that in reality the only way that we can fix this is with more cash.