Secretary of State for Defence, Dr Liam Fox, made a statement in the House of Commons on Monday 18 July on Defence Transformation and the next steps in implementing the strategic defence and security review.
Shadow Defence Secretary, Jim Murphy, responded to the statement on behalf of the opposition.
Watch the statement on Parliament TV and read the views expressed by MPs in Commons Hansard.
Oral statements are made after Question Time (or at 11am on a Friday). Statements normally 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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