BORIS JOHNSON UNVEILS LARGEST MILITARY SPEND FOR UK IN 30 YEARS
19 nov 2020
There was cold war in the parliament when a biggest investment was done on behalf of the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson over 4 billion pounds a year over a next four years.
Boris said in the meeting that "This is our chance to end the era of retreat, transform our armed forces, bolster our global influence, unite and level up our country, pioneer new technology and defend our people and way of life. I Have Taken This Decision In The Teeth Of The Pandemic Because The Defence Of The Realm Must Come Firs" The aim is to position the UK as a global leader in domains such as cyber and space and addressing weaknesses in defence arsenal. This move may reverse the UK system the government said and systematic decline in the crucial area of R&D in the last 30 years.
Ben Wallace the UK defence secretary said that "Next year represents a huge opportunity for this country, and defence will be at the forefront of creating the jobs and business opportunities that will help us build back from the pandemic," "This settlement secures UK jobs and livelihoods, allows us to invest in our fantastic shipyards and aerospace industry, spreading prosperity to every corner of the UK,".
The aim is to position the UK as a global leader in domains such as cyber and space and addressing weaknesses in defence arsenal.