Armed Forces: Size Targets

Part of Defence – in the House of Commons on 18th July 2022.

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Photo of James Heappey James Heappey The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

We continue to assess the threat posed by Russia and other competitors around the world. As my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State has just said in response to my right hon. Friend Mr Francois, we are, of course, excited to see defence spending play such a prominent role in the leadership debate. We look forward to working with the new Prime Minister to assess the threat and look at what changes to defence capability might be needed thereafter.