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The UK has massively increased its defence budget - Boris Johnson


Boris Johnson told reporters in Madrid the UK has massively increased its defence budget. The Prime Minister said: “I think when you look at what the UK is doing right now, we’re having a bigger defence budget. “It’s been increased massively, the biggest increase since the end of the Cold War, £24 billon more. “In 2021 we were the third-biggest defence spender in the world. Actually, today we’re at 2.3% of GDP (gross domestic product, a measure of the size of the economy), so we’re above the 2% commitment already."

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