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MoD accused of overspending as budget ‘black hole’ hits £17bn

In The News, 14 January 2021
Malcolm Chalmers, deputy director-general of the Royal United Services Institute, said the funding injection provided “an opportunity to bring the MoD equipment budget back into balance, with all the advantages this can bring in terms of timely and cost-effective procurement.” “But it also makes clear that the extra money for defence equipment will largely be spent on funding existing, albeit previously underfunded, commitments — not on entirely new programmes,” he added.

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Malcolm Chalmers
Deputy Director-General

Professor Malcolm Chalmers is Deputy Director-General of RUSI and directs its growing portfolio of research into contemporary... read more