Part of Points of Order – in the House of Commons at 5:07 pm on 18th February 2019.

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Photo of Toby Perkins Toby Perkins Labour, Chesterfield 5:07 pm, 18th February 2019

It is the first time I have ever been positively encouraged to intervene—it could catch on.

I share the Minister’s views about the wider issues alongside pay. One of the other issues raised with me by members of the armed forces community is the sense of strategic vision on what the Army is for now. I challenged the Minister on this in Defence questions an hour or two ago and he said that there was a strong strategic vision for the Army in 2019. Can he tell us a bit more about what that is, because it is not entirely understood by some people who serve?