Armed Forces: Overall Size

Part of Defence – in the House of Commons on 6th July 2020.

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Photo of Judith Cummins Judith Cummins Labour, Bradford South

Can the Secretary of State categorically deny reports that No. 10 wishes to slash the size of the Army from 74,000 to 55,000 personnel? If he cannot do that, will he at least confirm to this House that he personally opposes any plan to reduce the size of the armed forces?