How to save £45 billion

Simon Jenkins suggests the British Government should scrap the armed forces.

3 responses to “How to save £45 billion

  1. Or…

    We could leave the EU, abolish VAT, close down the DESF, DEFRA, Culture Media and Sport, and the DTER. That would be for starters. I think it’d save a bit more than £45 billion.

  2. Paul Robinson

    Quite right, David.

    I don’t doubt defence procurement is a mess that needs sorting out, but junking the forces? Is Simon Jenkins being wilfully obtuse, I wonder?

  3. Simon Jenkins is being provocative.