Hearing 8

Fabian Society Commission on Future Spending Choices

Hearing 8: ‘International and security commitments

4th June 2013

Key questions for this hearing include:

  • How does UK spending on international and security commitments compare internationally?
  • What would be the consequences of freezing or cutting defence and security spending?
  • Could our international development objectives be achieved as well without spending 0.7% of GDP on development?