The Defence Committee takes evidence on defence expenditure and the 2% pledge. The discussion concentrates on an examination of the UK’s commitment to spend 2% of GDP on defence, the nature of different types of expenditure that are included in this 2% figure and the relationship between expenditure and capabilities.
Tuesday 13 October 2015, Grimond Room, Portcullis House
- Professor Malcolm Chalmers, Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)
- Professor Keith Hartley, University of York
- Dr Robin Niblett CMG, Director, Chatham House