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Can only front line service cuts save Defence expenditure?

Brown, Chris (2010) Can only front line service cuts save Defence expenditure? British Politics and Policy at LSE (21 Jun 2010). Website.

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Defence cannot be exempt from the coalition government’s emergency budget, and the ‘pain’ that David Cameron has promised. Professor Christopher Brown of LSE’s International Relations department takes a look at what might be cut – and finds that the ‘big-ticket’ items such as the Eurofighter and Trident might not be easy to cancel.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
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Additional Information: © 2010 The author
Divisions: International Relations
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HJ Public Finance
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
U Military Science > U Military Science (General)
JEL classification: H - Public Economics > H5 - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies > H56 - National Security and War
Date Deposited: 14 Nov 2011 12:19
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2021 23:15

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