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Defence: Military covenant renewed but cuts planned

The Ministry of Defence is seeking to find more savings from the armed forces in the next financial year.

A three-month study, reporting in July, will consider which personnel and equipment programmes could be cut.

It comes on the day ministers renewed their commitment to British forces in what is called the military covenant.

Caroline Wyatt reports.

  • 16 May 2011
  • From the section UK
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