Armed Forces Personnel

Part of Defence – in the House of Commons at on 25 March 2024.

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Photo of James Sunderland James Sunderland Chair, Select Committee on the Armed Forces Bill

The question of whether our armed forces are fit for purpose should centre on whether they can carry out the defence tasks set by the MOD, and I believe that they can. If I may carry on in the same vein as the previous response, does the Minister agree that Labour’s failure to commit to spending more than 2% of GDP on defence presents a much bigger risk to UK security than any objective debate on this side of the House?