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Integrated Review needs to be revisited in every aspect, says Ellwood

20th September 2022 - 14:56 GMT | by Harry Lye in London


A Warrior IFV fires its 30mm RARDEN cannon. (Photo: UK MoD/ Crown Copyright)

MP and Chair of the Defence Select Committee Tobias Ellwood told Shephard the UK's 2021 Integrated Review needed to be revisited in 'every aspect' as the world has changed fundamentally.

Amendments to the UK Integrated Review are needed to take into account the drastically different geopolitical climate in 2022, according to the head of the UK House of Commons Defence Select Committee.

Speaking to Shephard, Ellwood said that the Afghanistan debacle was a changing point which he described as telling Russia and China that the West had no appetite to invest in global security.

The influential MP also repeated calls for an increase in UK defence spending given the seriousness of the security situation following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Ellwood also decried the 'devastating' chunks taken out of the armed

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Harry Lye


Harry Lye

Harry Lye is Senior Naval Reporter at Shephard Media.

Harry joined the company in 2021, …

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