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Peers debate the future size of the armed forces

On 8 January 2013, peers took part in a short debate on the future size and configuration of the armed forces.

Ulster Unionist peer Lord Empey tabled the question for short debate.

Lord Empey asked the government whether it intended to review its plans for the future of the armed forces in light of recent international developments, especially in the Middle East.

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