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Armed Forces: Future Force 2020 — Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 11:22 am on 25th February 2016.

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Photo of Lord Reid of Cardowan Lord Reid of Cardowan Labour 11:22 am, 25th February 2016

My Lords, it no doubt makes sense to leverage the private sector, especially in a fast-changing environment such as cyber, as the

Minister said, but it raises a question, does it not? If we are relying on reservists, who by definition are not always available, to provide essential skills, who is providing the skills for the skills gap when they are not available?