Commons statement on defence procurement

20 October 2009

Defence Secretary, Bob Ainsworth, made a statement to the House of Commons on the independent review undertaken by Bernard Gray to identify improvements in the acquisition of defence equipment.

Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday). The statements usually relate to matters of policy or government actions.

At the end of a statement MPs can respond or question the government minister on its contents.

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