Mar 16, 2023
Budget: £11bn for defence
In his budget, Chancellor Jeremy Hunt has announced £11bn for defence over the next five years.
He also said defence spending will rise to 2.5 per cent of the UK's GDP as soon as fiscal and economic circumstances allow.
Hunt also announced £30 million extra support for ex-service people.
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