HC Deb 30 April 1991 vol 190 cc147-8W
19. Mr. Allen

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what is the current estimated saving arising out of the peace dividend.

Mr. Tom King

Since 1985, United Kingdom defence spending has reduced in real terms by over 10 per cent.—excluding the cost of the Gulf conflict. Figures for coming years are set out in the public expenditure White Paper.

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