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MoD 'balance the books'

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The MOD has made a deal with the Treasury to postpone certain cuts, in a push to resolve a £1bn funding gap in its budget for the year.

Defence correspondent Caroline Wyatt analyses the settlement.

And Malcolm Chalmers, a fellow at the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies, considers the reasons behind it.


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