HC Deb 16 February 1955 vol 537 c49W
65. Mr. Bing

asked the Minister of Defence the estimated sum to be saved in the next five years on defence expenditure of the United Kingdom as a result of rearmament in Western Germany.

Mr. H. Macmillan

A German contribution to the forces of N.A.T.O. is not intended as a substitute for, but as a supplement to, the efforts of the Atlantic Treaty powers. There will, therefore, be no reduction of United Kingdom defence expenditure on this account.

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