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Spending Review: David Cameron 'intervenes on defence'

The budget for the Ministry of Defence has been finalised after a personal intervention by Prime Minister David Cameron.

The MoD is unlikely to see a reduction in spending of more than 7%, the BBC has learned.

Ministers have also settled the education budget, which will see spending on schools in England protected from the cuts.

Adam Fleming reports.

  • 16 Oct 2010
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