MoD spending

The MoD has faced an increased criticism over the last couple of weeks, the most prominent critic being Gen. Sir Michael Jackson. While the troops in the front line have to cope with poor equipment and little pay, the MoD has spent

  • Over £71m in the year 2005-6 on consultancy fees; and
  • £40m in 2006-7 (an increase of 60% from 2003-4) on Civil Servant bonuses.