Perhaps the Treasury are moving the Trident funds into the MoD’s budget, the MoD in effect getting more money but paying for Trident replacement.
No, didn’t think that was likely
Is a half rice/half chips moment looming where the MoD pay some and so does the Treasury?
In the war of words between now and the Comprehensive Spending Review, which, let’s face it, is what the SDSR actually is, the real position remains to be confirmed.
Anyway, here is a nice picture for the Liberal Democrats who will no doubt be popping the champagne corks on hearing the news.
Hat Tip to our commenters C and Andy for the head ups by the way