15 Dec 2023

Big ticket defence spending decisions loom this term

From Morning Report, 8:22 am on 15 December 2023

The government will have to make some hard decisions on defence spending this term. A key report - outlining what needs to be spent to make the force fit for purpose - is due back in less than a year. One academic says it comes at a time when the force is facing its own 'cost of living crisis'. Our political reporter Anneke Smith has more.