Navy: Expenditure

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 26th October 2016.

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Photo of Lord Touhig Lord Touhig Shadow Spokesperson (Defence)

To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the answer by Earl Howe on 13 September (HL Deb, col 1390), what the long-term strategy of the Royal Navy's expenditure plans is.

Photo of Earl Howe Earl Howe The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence, Deputy Leader of the House of Lords

The Royal Navy has a long-term strategy for its expenditure which is managed through the Annual Budget Cycle, a process that focuses on delivering a balanced, affordable Defence Plan over a ten year time period. This is aligned with Defence policy and the direction provided by Strategic Defence and Security Reviews, which occur every five years.

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