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Armed forces chief says RAF will continue to invest in Lincolnshire despite closure of Scampton

General Sir Nick Carter says the RAF will continue to invest in Lincolnshire Credit: Press Association

The Chief of the Defence Staff has said that the RAF will continue to invest in Lincolnshire, despite the closure of its base at Scampton in 2022.

On a visit to RAF Coningsby General Sir Nick Carter admitted he did not know where the Red Arrows new home would be and recognised that the loss of Scampton, was hard to take for many.

General Sir Nick Carter, Chief of Defence Staff: