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  1. The Equipment Plan 2023 to 2033

    Report Value for money

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    The Ministry of Defence’s Equipment Plan for the next decade is unaffordable and it is facing the largest budget deficit since the Plan was first published in 2012, according to a new report by the National Audit Office.

  2. Investigation into the performance of UK Security Vetting

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    This report looks at how UKSV has performed in providing national security vetting services since 2018; what it is doing to ensure security vetting is completed in a timely way to ensure the continued protection and functioning of government; and what it is doing to modernise and reform.

  3. Military support to Ukraine

    Work in progress

    Autumn 2024

    We will provide a record of the UK’s contributions to the Ukrainian war effort, to allow parliamentary scrutiny of the MoD’s approach.

  4. Departmental Overview 2021-22: Ministry of Defence

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    Our overview of the Ministry of Defence includes information on how the MoD spent £65bn in 2021-22, manages its major programmes and has responded to the conflict in Ukraine.

  5. Ministry of Defence 2022-23

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    This guide has been produced to support the Defence Select Committee in its examination of the Ministry of Defence’s spending and performance.

  6. Defence inventory management

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    Delivery to the frontline is still being put at risk by longstanding weaknesses in inventory management, despite the Ministry of Defence taking steps to improve, according to a new National Audit Office report.

  7. Departmental Overview 2019-20: Ministry of Defence

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    A summary of the Ministry of Defence spending in 2019-20, its major areas of activity and performance, and the challenges it is likely to face in the coming year, based on the insights from our financial audit and value for money work.

  8. Cyber and information security: Good practice guide

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    Audit committees should be scrutinising cyber security arrangements. To aid them, this guidance complements government advice by setting out high-level questions and issues for audit committees to consider.

  9. Taking on the challenge of public sector cyber security

    Insight Opinion

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    The government recently published its new Cyber Security Strategy specifically aimed at building a cyber resilient public sector. Resilience is key in underpinning its vision to make the UK a cyber power in a world increasingly shaped by technologies that offer many benefits but also pose risks. The strategy reiterates that government remains an attractive […]

  10. The Equipment Plan 2022 to 2032

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    This study examines whether the Ministry of Defence’s Equipment Plan provides a reliable assessment of the affordability of the MoD’s equipment programmes over the next ten years.

  11. The Ajax programme

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    This report assesses the problems that the Ajax programme has encountered and the challenges the MoD faces in delivering it.