An annual shortfall in army savings will need to be found from cuts across the armed forces "other than equipment," the National Audit Office said today.
ITV News' Deputy Political Editor Chris Ship tweeted:
The £1.1bn annual shortfall in savings will need to be found from cuts "across the armed forces from budget areas other than equipment" <NAO
Despite cutting regular Army by fifth to save cash @naoorguk estimates MoD won't make savings it had planned. Will be £1.1bn PER YEAR short
NatAuditOffice: "significant risks" in new Army structure & shortfall in recruitment of new reserves "will up the pressure on regular units"
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