MOD KEEPS QUIET

There will be no defence White Paper this year. Defence minister John Reid said publication of a `forward-looking’ policy statement is not appropriate until the review is ready. Factual material on the MoD and armed forces over the past year will be published in an expanded MoD performance report in the autumn.

There will be no defence White Paper this year. Defence minister John Reid said publication of a `forward-looking’ policy statement is not appropriate until the review is ready. Factual material on the MoD and armed forces over the past year will be published in an expanded MoD performance report in the autumn.