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MoD warned over cuts

A report by the Public Accounts Committee has warned the Mod that they are not looking at the military's long term needs as they plan to axe 50,000 jobs.

MPs also warned it could lead to a rise in outside consultancy spending.

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Report warns Mod over proposed cuts

Britain's Ministry of Defence building in Whitehall Credit: reuters

A report published by the Public Accounts Committee has warned the MoD that they are cutting jobs unnecessarily. The document says that the Mod have their focus on short-term cost cutting and not long-term military needs.

The Committee also warned that the cuts may also fuel more spending on outside consultants, which has already soared from £6 million to £270 million in just four years

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