Defence Industrial Strategy

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

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Photo of Philip Dunne Philip Dunne Chair, Rt Hon Philip Dunne MP Committee, Chair, Rt Hon Philip Dunne MP Committee

I am very pleased to hear my right hon. Friend’s commitment to the defence industry in that answer. Investment by Defence in innovation often stimulates dual-use commercial opportunities. The Prime Minister is clear that he wants the UK to be a science superpower, so will the defence industrial strategy make the case that a great place to start would be to double Defence investment in innovation?